What Might America's Fathers Say Now?
The Founding Fathers had assumed a privileged and powerful upper class would be a bulwark against the corruption of the state, not the agents and emissaries of it.
Do We Have to Choose Between Hope and Reality?
Is hope a good thing (believing in Obama helps us to join together to be the change we want to see)...or a bad thing (believing in Obama only opens us to the same curses in a different disguise)?
Sunday, November 30, 2008(27 comments)
Change We Can Believe In or Change Our Beliefs?
The core, basic beliefs of a people determine their horizon of possibility, both collectively and individually. This is why big changes in the collective life of a people cannot be implemented if the changes contradict the collective belief structures of the people.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008(2 comments)
We Deserve A Better Class Of People To Be Our Upper Class
The notion that the "masters of the universe" provide employment for the rest of us has fallen away, revealing that they do not give employment but rather exploit it. They have been morally busted, and their mug shots reveal a group of greedy and shamelessly self-serving individuals who seek as much as possible for themselves no matter what the cost to others.
These Times They Are A-Changin'
Our "defaults" are changing. many now blame the Bush administration for screwing things up, but the Bush administration actually succeeded in the context of their "defaults." They intended to gut the regulatory capacity of government, intended to make it easier for special interests to manipulate the levers of power, intended to expand the snooping abilities of the state, and intended to use the techniques of scientific...