You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say. ~Martin Luther King. I once knew a person claiming to be impeachably honest, almost to a fault, but had no problem lying by omission, telling 1/2 the truth leaving the remaining information, the ugly truth hidden casting the […]
The outcome of the battle is unimportant. What matters is the chaos, and the slaughter. ~Neil Gaimman The more I hear politicians speak the less I believe they are extolling the virtues of their position and the more they are gadflies stoking the masses into chaos in a twisted plan to help them win their […]
Tell him that we fucking reprogrammed reality. Tell him that language is a virus and that religion is an operating system and that prayers are just so much fucking spam. ~Technical Boy from Neil Gaiman’s American Gods. In a post-truth reality, the powers that be garner popular opinion by reprogramming reality aligning it with the […]
Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation. ~Coretta Scott King The greatest threat to freedom in American is not undocumented immigrants, our unhealthy dependence on fossil fuels, the desert nomads ready to sacrifice for the mythical 72 virgins, or nuclear armageddon at […]
Are my actions guided by love or fear? ~David Olson An animal manacled by fear lashes out at all hands not caring if they hold harm or help. They are blinded thus unable to make rational decisions so end up hurting and helping themselves in equal measure. They learn to be comfortable in the consistency […]
Knights view the world as a cataclysmic conflict with winners and losers, with battles to be fought, and with right and wrong as dominant drivers. Gardners…have the instinct to look for ways to heal, to connect, and to grow the people they encounter. These biases affect the way people buy groceries, practice a religion (or […]
All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power, not truth. ~Friedrich Nietzsche As a devotee of Spock, the first officer not the doctor, I once believed truth existed, that a unique answer could be ferreted out with the application of facts and logic.