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Sunday December 10, 2017

Prayer will take us there. We might as well call it that, this act of turning inward, even if there aren’t any mantras involved or words addressed to a higher power. 325 more words


There are certain discernible truths that one can draw from the creation of a market-industrial society, one of which is that if something can be automated, it will be automated. 1,546 more words


Tuesday December 5, 2017

At night, jigsaw puzzles. The doors have been blown off their hinges, the world behind this world revealed in the process of setting the next part of… 266 more words

Vissarion Grigoryevich Belinsky

1811 – 1848

“What is, what ought to be”, was one of the first thoughts Vissarion Grigoryevich Belinsky had as he lived in peace within the Tsarist autocracy. 946 more words


Wednesday November 22, 2017

Gnostic beasts blow smoke in my face. They draw their fangs and whisper in my ear. I posit the existence both of a subliminal language and of those who speak it. 263 more words

Sunday November 19, 2017

I have trouble imagining, both at present and in hindsight, the views of me held by others. Friends, students, coworkers. My students seem quite impressed, though, when I confess to them my involvement in Occupy. 338 more words

ST:D - A Most Unfortunate Acronym

ST:D – A Most Unfortunate Acronym

Came across this article over at 3:AM yesterday, and its focus on the thematic as grounds for critique of the new Star Trek series struck me as refreshing. 1,338 more words