Is there some hierarchy of interest that defines how individuals interact with people and their environment? Are people and the natural world mutually exclusive in some perceptive mode?
As someone who spent her first four years without electricity or running water, I can only hope that the electrified world comes to recognize that the electron is unreliable and we should not depend on it.
Donals Trump was under the impression that he’s in charge.
How do I know? A steady supply of desiccated insect hulls left by the spiders tells me so. Every now and then I actually see one crawling along the ceiling. Some, when one includes their legs are a half dollar in size. Yesterday I saw a large moth flitting. I imagine they come in through the attic.
USA culture is a slave to commerce. Commerce is what introduced slavery and then, when importation of slaves was banned, it promoted the homegrown kind and the trade continued to be legal for another sixty years.
With which I particularly agreed.
1) That a public servant is not like an ordinary person and is not entitled to freedom of speech.
2) A fireman setting a fire in a theater was perhaps too far fetched. However, there have been numerous examples of fire fighters setting forest fires for excitement or revenge.
The strategy of announcing malfeasance, the threat to coerce, is likely familiar to victims of domestic abuse and they respond accordingly. On a national scale it seems an aberration.
Dictator Donald. Why has he not been routinely identified as such? While the Germans are still prosecuting people who followed orders 3/4 of a century ago, we in the U.S. are quibbling about whether our mobster should be punished for getting people killed. Continue reading
Some people are all about who did what to or with whom. That’s the stuff of gossip. Not my style. I’m a functional person, interested in why and how. Process vs. person. Continue reading
Currency is a surrogate for debt. Is that too complicated a word?