Anarchy Zonage

Rick Santorum is painted as a laughing stock, but he (could) represent something liberals fear: a common sense approach to anarchy and the outrageous. Most people would take a normal life mixed with adventure spirit and a positive outlook, without denying an inherent hardship in facing a world that seems to be callous at every […]

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Planet of the Apes (1968)

This movie was ahead of its time in a way last year’s Interstellar is not. Forty years from now, it will still be seen as more brave and more honest than Nolan’s cheeseball mindtravel. The latter isn’t ahead of our time at all, only smarter than its target audience. Big difference. The modern Planet of the Apes remakes don’t even deserve to be […]

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Sacred this, sacred that

At some point it’s just you. No one else. They told you X you did Y. They said up, you went down. They said for sure if you went that way now, forget it, you’re history. Yet here you are still standing, strong as an ox. You knew all along their protective measures were just […]

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Leaders of rats

There is no appropriate image for this missive. In some cultures (therefore some schools of communication theory), pictures and images are to be avoided at all costs, and when put together with words, they can allow you to make false connections between the picture and the ideas behind the words. News media, for example, takes advantage […]

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Objectivity

In an ideal world, you choose a side and it marches to victory because it is right, and righteousness beats evil because that’s how it’s supposed to work. In the real world, the less powerful side will likely lose because that’s how mathematics works. But still you must choose a side because to sit on […]

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Life is Ascension

The ultimate nature of life is that of process over time guided by a sacred structure, a process that changes through will to ascension and ascends through will to change. The unchangeable problem of life that always has you grasping because it is never perfect, and forces you to investigate your own soul, is not really a problem, but […]

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