Tag Archives: Michael Moore

ready for an american lenin?

Are we ready for an American Lenin? Or a Mao? Or even a Gandhi? Will “make love not war” ever give way to “make revolution not love”; until then the odds are doubtful… Many people assert that a revolutionary situation … Continue reading

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humdinger jimmy: reckless pedestrian years

The beauty of being born again is that you get to wipe the slate clean. Its ingenious, very much in the spirit that de Toqueville described America on his visit early in the nineteenth-centiry as the land of constant personal … Continue reading

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divorce papers: idiot winds

A new era in movies. The Super PAC and changes to campaign financing mean more of these ideological, propaganda style movies will be made. However, it is evident that America is heading to a divorce of sorts; the division between … Continue reading

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i thought i saw saint augustine

Jerusalem Syndrome….Jerusalem. Is it something in the water. An untraceable ingredient from an underground well? There is something. Jerusalem has always evoked¬† messianic symbolism and exerted a seemingly¬† magnetic attraction for people awaiting the Messiah, those who feel they can … Continue reading

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knocking on the cones of silence

How did we get into this mess and is there any way to get out? We seem to be on the precipice of nihilism. A triumph of destruction.The final trashing of sound values and tradition. Everything as a giant ponzi … Continue reading

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triple A cowboys under review

…and who say institutional traders, stock traders locked into the world of the desk have no sense of humor. Its an arcane little world that leftist populism wants to take one by one and lynch from the nearest sturdy branch. … Continue reading

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if our memory serves us well

The social delinquent and adolescent rebel as artistic archetype. As long as one keeps rebelling, raging, one guarantees they can never change and grow old. Grow into maturity. It became one of the pathologies of the romantic movement, to die … Continue reading

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forward to the past

Does authenticity have anything to do with the truth or are we conflating an idealized sense of self with a public perception of populism? Today, the mantra among the political pundits is that authenticity serves as the means to gain … Continue reading

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innocently traipsing across the great divide

The creepiest aspects of normalcy are the one’s we don’t think about, that we take for granted, that slip under our radar and end up drawing them into our web complete with their structural cultural pattern, their mechanisms of reinforcement, … Continue reading

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muckrakers and culture stakers

The pop culture world. We just have to accept it until it runs its course. And the cycle could be very long until it unravels, like a balance sheet depression or a life long illness or addiction that may take … Continue reading

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