Imagine...Let us imagine a race of man who have always lived beneath the earth
think of the human race, who have been appointed, to be the gardeners of the earth who will not permit it to be a savage haunt of ravenous monstrous beasts. If we could all see this panorama in a single glance with our eyes, as we can in thought, I believe that nobody, seeing thus the whole wide world, could ever doubt the immense beauty of the...
Thursday, November 1, 2018(1 comments)
The long culture of prevarication
George Bernard Shaw once said, "When an Englishman wants something, he never publicly admits to his wanting it; instead, his want is expressed as a burning conviction that it is his moral and religious duty to conquer those who possess the thing he wants. Hypocrisy was added to brutality while the robbery went on."
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Moby as metaphor
the novel Moby Dick is a prescient metaphor about our current consumer culture
The Birth Of The Monster MIC
In his farewell speech on January 17, 1961, President Dwight Eisenhower warned of the Military Industrial Complex (MIC). The birth of this monster can be traced to National Security Council document 68, NSC-68, submitted to harry S. Truman on April 14, 1960.