Tag Archives: Bruce Mazlish

summer of discontent: is the end near?

” The nature of people is first crude, then severe, ┬áthen benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.” ( Vico) People have no doubt been bemoaning the decadence of the times since the expulsion from the Garden. But what actually constitutes decadence … Continue reading

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FAMOUS & DANDY LIKE AMOS & ANDY, ABDUL & SAMMY

We learn to like to be the heroes We learn to lie to the brand name negroes We learn to laugh to avoid being angry We learn to kill and learn to go hungry We learn not to feel, for … Continue reading

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DO WHAT YOU MAY HARM NO ONE EXCEPT ON HIGHWAY 61

Oh God said to Abraham, “Kill me a son” Abe says, “Man, you must be puttin’ me on” God say, “No.” Abe say, “What ?” God say, “You can do what you want Abe, but The next time you see … Continue reading

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FREEDOM IS JUST ANOTHER WORD FOR NOTHING LEFT TO LOSE

She’s got no braids in the inkwell, no money on the prize. Ain’t got no boyfriend behind her that she can’t hypnotize. And if you wanna see yourself without delusions or delies. All you do is just look into her … Continue reading

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