House committee in Florida passes ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill – No Word Yet Whether the Bill Itself Will Be Unmentionable as It Itself ‘Say Gay’

Read the full heart warming story of human incinerator stocks rising in Florida HERE "Ok, but you said gay in the name of the bill, so" Yes, “Where they burn books, they will also ultimately burn people.” So wrote Heinrich Heine, one of Germany's greatest poets, who was of Jewish origin. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMi5qLja8Iw We all deny … Continue reading House committee in Florida passes ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill – No Word Yet Whether the Bill Itself Will Be Unmentionable as It Itself ‘Say Gay’

The Walking Dead – S9E7 ‘Stradivarius’ – Makes a Case For Art and Community as a Defense Against the Threat of Primal Danger and Violence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h_G37CRQ-4 Getting back into watching some of the shows I've loved, but fallen away from. Watched an episode of 'Better Call Saul' (I finished Breaking Bad, of course) and that show is continually brilliant. I checked out a crazy episode of Deep Space Nine S2E14 'Whispers' - Great self-encapsulated story with a cyberpunk angle. And … Continue reading The Walking Dead – S9E7 ‘Stradivarius’ – Makes a Case For Art and Community as a Defense Against the Threat of Primal Danger and Violence

Not Planning to Watch ‘Don’t Look Up’ – the Climate Change Movie Couched in an Asteroid Disaster Flick, But I Am Curious to Know What Kind of Ending they Gave It

What kind of ending can you possibly put on a Hollywood film that is a statement about how people tend to deny reality when faced with death, disaster, and uncomfortable truth? This is your bread and butter, my dudes. This is what you do. Arguably, the purpose of art is to distract from reality. Not … Continue reading Not Planning to Watch ‘Don’t Look Up’ – the Climate Change Movie Couched in an Asteroid Disaster Flick, But I Am Curious to Know What Kind of Ending they Gave It

Questions a Pioneer Facing The Jungle Asks of Their Beloved, One’s Trusty Machete

One begins to know the shifts in mood of one's beloved, by the way certain places on their bodies smell as they burn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwIFlX3bW9s I leave it burning and count the deadA jilted lover, a one time friendIt reeks of incestIt reeks of painErase my anguish, forget your name Can't see the futureI just break … Continue reading Questions a Pioneer Facing The Jungle Asks of Their Beloved, One’s Trusty Machete

Chinese Leader Xi to Arts Conference: Art Should Serve the State and ‘Vulgar’ Art Will Not Be Permitted – Itself a Vulgarity that Puts Art and Truth in Service to a Particular Government, Destroying any Ideal of Either

STORY Only that which makes you uncomfortable gives you an opportunity to grow. If you are a short sighted bureaucrat deciding which art is 'worthwhile', all you are doing is destroying the survivability of your society according to your own personal psychological needs and desires. Ensuring your system is rigid, self-reassuring, and weakening at every … Continue reading Chinese Leader Xi to Arts Conference: Art Should Serve the State and ‘Vulgar’ Art Will Not Be Permitted – Itself a Vulgarity that Puts Art and Truth in Service to a Particular Government, Destroying any Ideal of Either

In Our Time (BBC 4) Discusses PLATO’S Gorgias Dialogue – Rhetoric Contends With Truth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2038&v=4TuX4lrRYGE&feature=emb_logo What is the nature of rhetoric? Does persuasion seek flattery and gratification of the audience, often at the cost of the truth? Plato, who experienced tyranny and the unjust death sentence of his teacher Socrates, examines in the GORGIAS dialogue whether those who seek to win arguments… risk losing their souls. And is PHILOSOPHY (literally – … Continue reading In Our Time (BBC 4) Discusses PLATO’S Gorgias Dialogue – Rhetoric Contends With Truth

The Totalitarian Cliche: A Power Point DisRepresentation on the Politics of Enlightenment

A poetic comparison of the visions of male refusal of insignificance as portrayed by Jack in ‘Fight Club’ (1999) and Lester Burnham in ‘American Beauty’ (1999). I put the gun in my own mouth, a trick intended to fully thwart the onslaught of all accusations that I am not the chosen speaker of the dead. … Continue reading The Totalitarian Cliche: A Power Point DisRepresentation on the Politics of Enlightenment

Zuckerberg Planning Next Stages of Cyberpunk Dystopia Billionaire Takeover – A Reblog from the Intelligencer

'The Next Facebook Will Be a Tartarus, an Endless Prison for Humanity. I Can’t Wait.' By Choire Sicha 'Facebook changed the world permanently and kind of horrifically. If Zuckerberg is still showing up to work, it’s actually because he wants to do it all again except bigger. This is how the real supervillains originate. I’m excited!' Facebook … Continue reading Zuckerberg Planning Next Stages of Cyberpunk Dystopia Billionaire Takeover – A Reblog from the Intelligencer

Should I Kill Myself or Have a Cup of Coffee?

What a joke the equation has become to the machine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2if5mg60D8 What happened happened, and could not have happened any other way. But we are still alive. The algebra of hunger. The chaos of need. Soon, you'll all be fighting for your planet. many of you will be dying for your planet. A few of … Continue reading Should I Kill Myself or Have a Cup of Coffee?