Tag Archives: Ray Caesar

mad about goats

Men who stare at goats and then steal them. They don’t even have to do a messy slaughter. They just stare at them until they croak and roll over. Think of goat rustling as paranormal phenomenon in the national interest … Continue reading

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climbing walls: walls and bridges

Exposing the racist, sectarian, homophobic, and misogynist characteristics intrinsic to Judaism as patriarchal “activity” used to reinforce the inferior status of women? Or is it just an easy public relations target for the women, who expose themselves to little risk … Continue reading

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free, except for the catches in the fine print

The Aleppo campaign seems bogged down by lack of dry powder.They agree to disagree. But one thing is certain, they don’t seem to really want a free functioning liberal democracy with both secular and religious rights in harmony side by … Continue reading

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Over the fiscal cliff and into the abyss

it seems like a mocking story in a way; the insecurity of the public sector when they have to get out from under their mother’s skirt and make their way in the real world all by their lonesome, and in … Continue reading

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long hot summer: praises of follies

Divorce. But who gets custody? … In the summer of 1520 a papal bull declared Luther a heretic, giving him sixty days to recant or be excommunicated. Luther’s answer was to burn the papal bull, and the canon law with … Continue reading

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Unknown knowns: less favorite things

Sacred intensity? Is it kitsch, contrived, organized sentimental logic advocating tolerance or a gateway to perverse desires? The theory of Slavoj Zizek is that natural and caring urges ultimately lead to silly, maudlin fantasies or its flip side: the types … Continue reading

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automatic pilot

Our lives are literally, virtually, based on software. Financial markets are regulated by software. Government is run on software. The military is dependent on software. Financial indexing is dominated by four companies, and despite a bit of fudging, it is … Continue reading

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theory of the middle class : a few bad apples

Jonathan McIntosh:We will miss Steve Jobs. We will not miss his pioneering of closed systems, monopolies, predatory business practices, slave labor, worker suicides and locked devices…. Apple products. iwant, iwant, iwant, idesire, idesire,….the epitomy, the sweet spot of American middle … Continue reading

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Multiple personality art: 3d goth on the long way back

He claims to be haunted by an alter-ego.And he is probably right. Perhaps more than one. He is also becoming a celebrity; making noise in the world of pop art and serious art with¬† haunting, surreal, and mysterious digital prints, … Continue reading

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