REBLOGGED FROM SLATE MAGAZINE - HERE The Right May Be Giving Up the “Lost Cause,” but What’s Next Could Be Worse The GOP’s new embrace of Lincoln, emancipation, and Juneteenth is no sign of progress. BY REBECCA ONIONJUNE 25, 20215:59 AM How can we understand the ease with which Juneteenth became a federal holiday, without much resistance from … Continue reading Who Does The Future Belong To Where Lies and Truth Are Told With Equal Breath? The Old Gods ReCombining? Chaos, Never Died. – A Prophecy of Future Politics – How What Frees You Is Not the Same As What Keeps You Running.
‘Sisters With Transistors’: A Brief History of Electronic Music’s Unsung Pioneers 80-minute documentary is a much-needed spotlight on women like Pauline Oliveros and Suzanne Ciani, despite significant gaps in the story it tells ByCLAIRE SHAFFER https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r-3hlzpV7M&feature=emb_logo Electronic music — or, as we think of it today, most popular music — is so taken for granted … Continue reading ‘Sisters With Transistors’: A Brief History of Electronic Music’s Unsung Pioneers – From Rolling Stone
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoBJ0CfdSZQ The cheering crowds made claim to your throne, and bathed in sin to name the patriotic dream their own. They were put down as 'deplorable' and rose again, aflame, to shove in YOUR face, The Very NAME. I laugh to think you think, so easy it be now, to put to rest this grave. … Continue reading So The Great Adversary Then Is Vanquished, So The Preachers Tell Us, And You Seek to Rebuild A Kingdom, And I Hear Not One Mention of A Milton? Or So Much An Inkling Of a Robinson Crusoe?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYb-VciyQOk Brilliant lecture on the pre-socratic philosophers, hijacked by a very rational student, then turns into a wide ranging conversation over the whole history of philosophy and the world. What does it mean to 'understand'? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJFt8MC1XKo There was a time when I had nothing to explainOh, this mess I have madeBut then things got complicatedMy … Continue reading And I don’t believe in god, So I can’t be saved