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Dissent is the Sincerest Form of Patriotism

What does it mean to be a patriot? Obviously loving your country is the baseline from which we must work, but what form ought that love need embody? 579 more words

Politics

William S. Burroughs's Naked Lunch: Narrative Structure as Political Dissent

By Darius Dunn

Seeing how unclear the plot of William S. Burroughs’s Naked Lunch is, I won’t waste my time or yours relaying it. However, when discussing the author’s prose disjointed, discordant, and strident are all adjectives I feel comfortable using. 1,020 more words

Literature

The Duty of Christians Under Wicked Rule

Samuel B. Wylie,
Two Sons of Oil, pp. 63-71

1. It is our duty to mourn before God over all the prevailing abominations. This is one of the characters of those who are marked with the broad seal of the Holy Ghost, Ezek, ix. 2,025 more words

Civil Ethics

MIT Media Lab: $250K Disobedience Award - Nominations Now Being Accepted

Nonviolent civil disobedience plays a vital role in American democracy. If all three branches of government cannot effectively check and balance governing powers, if the media ( 171 more words

Politics

It's up to us.

This will be short.

Today was 75 degrees.  I was working outside in a tank top and had to come inside to sit down because I got overheated moving mulch in a wheelbarrow. 178 more words

Spencer: Monsef, marches, misogyny – where do women go now?

Infused with the heady spirit of the March on Washington/Ottawa/Vancouver/Toronto and so on last weekend, millions of women are now wondering how to keep the momentum going. 667 more words

Columnists

Homesteading: A Viable Economic Model for Transition

In yesterday’s blog, I dipped my toe into political waters.  That won’t happen often because mostly I prefer to stick to subjects close to the homestead or to theoretical ideas that I have some reasonable ability to act on.   561 more words