While unavoidable personal circumstances have reduced the periodic percolation of new content on this blog to a mere unusual ooze, I will not insult you with any claim that I’m pursuing instead a plan to restore both Ukrainian unity and Wonder Woman’s starring role in the upcoming Avenger’s movie with a single email to Putin, cc’d to Joss Whedon (though this may well prove true with time). 95 more words
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A couple interesting sentences I’ve found over the last week.
First, from Thomas Piketty’s monumental Capital in the 21st Century:
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“Progress toward economic and technological rationality need not imply progress toward democratic and meritocratic rationality.
When insight becomes scarce, The Economist writers coalesce into a single amoebic slug for the “benefit” of humanity.
Today’s servant of power is:
Taking a cue from Time magazine and their annual “Person of the Year” feature, today’s servant of power is not a single person but a group of people · a group of very shady people · who lurk in the shadows and refuse to show their faces and take accountability for their own writing. 325 more words