Category social commentary

What Will It Take To Stop The Climate Engineering Madness?

What Will It Take To Stop The Climate Engineering Madness? As we stand poised upon the precipice of our own self-destruction, I am consistently astounded by the unwillingness of people to wake up and smell the aerosols.  Granted, I was also unaware of our situation until only a few years ago but, once I finally […]

The Equation… or Partly Sunny With a 100% Chance of Misdirection

The Equation… or Partly Sunny With a 100% Chance of Misdirection I haven’t been an internet researcher for very long… only since 2011, when I began spending a lot of time surfing the web and dipping into the data stream.  I was a naive traveler through that great warren of rabbit holes, assuming most people […]

Harney County Hijinks

Harney County Hijinks or… This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land Hege′lian dialec′tic, noun. An interpretive method in which some assertible proposition (thesis) is necessarily opposed by an equally assertible and apparently contradictory proposition (antithesis), the contradiction being reconciled on a higher level of “truth” by a third proposition (synthesis).  In the […]

The Little Red Hen… or, How A Quirky Owen Wilson Movie Saved Me From Being A Hypocrite

I love chickens… when they are allowed to range freely and do their chicken thing; eating bugs, scratching for treats, hiding nests in the deep grass, double clutching (eggs, not hot-rods), scurrying about establishing their pecking order, strolling around with a clutch of baby chicks in tow, flogging offending dogs… they are a joy to […]

Rediscovering John Denver

Rediscovering John Denver (a work in progress) Preface October 12, 2015 It’s looking like today is not going to be a very good day…  for one, it is the 18th anniversary of John Denver’s untimely death.  A tragic moment for humanity, whether we realize it or not.  I woke up this morning and decided to […]

Global Warming or Looming Ice Age?

As a rule, a man’s a fool When it’s hot, he wants it cool When it’s cool, he want’s it hot Always wanting what is not This poem was painted on a small wooden plaque in my grandmother’s house. It was a clever piece of 1920’s kitsch that was a favorite of mine and helped […]

Industrial Omnicide As A Lifestyle, or… The Only Guarantee

Humanity doesn’t need industry… we indulge in it.  We are intelligent and creative enough to have long since abandoned the industrial paradigm for a balanced, sustainable existence on this planet, yet we insist on maintaining a twisted reality that is both finite and infinitely toxic.  Humanity’s love affair with the industrial paradigm is beyond foolish… […]