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Culture Shock

“It takes world class stupidity to foul the entire planet.” Derrick Jensen After watching Hurricane Katrina and the aftermath, and knowing it had all been predicted, sometime after that, I stumbled onto Endgame. One lone copy sat on a table … Continue reading

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The Journey (so far)

The first house Mr. Nobody and I bought together was the 22nd we had toured.  We needed a central location and lots of room for kids visiting every other weekend, for not too much money and we found it.  It … Continue reading

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Violence Allowed

Premise Four: Civilization is based on a clearly defined and widely accepted yet often unarticulated hierarchy. Violence done by those higher on the hierarchy to those lower is nearly always invisible, that is, unnoticed. When it is noticed, it is … Continue reading

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Endgame

How do you think the world will end? With a bang, a whimper or something in between? As you might imagine, we doomers spend quite a bit of time mulling this over.  There is no real consensus, and as the … Continue reading

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American Blood

Premise 3 – Our way of living – industrial civilization – is based on, requires, and would collapse very quickly without persistent and widespread violence. Premise 10 – The culture as a whole and most of its members are insane.  … Continue reading

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Gifts and Gratitude Part 2

I’ve always liked to read.  Both of my parents modeled this behavior in our house.  The TV would go on only for specific shows, and usually only at night. Fiction was my favorite for decades.  Since leaving school and the … Continue reading

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