Freedom of a Certain Kind

By |2014-03-27T13:33:40-05:00March 27th, 2014|Tags: |

Was it a golden age of freedom of a certain kind and were we then the lucky ones the unchained, in my terms? The next utopia may be rich and sweet a virtual paradise perhaps and honeycombed with images but from which there is no escape no vantage point or cold light of day. [...]

I Wonder Who They Pray To

By |2014-02-28T07:39:28-05:00February 28th, 2014|Tags: |

As I watch them in the park spry old couple, ninety odd hearts re-bored and tooled up with walking, hearing, seeing aids a twinkle even in the eye leaning close, holding hands these taller, longer-living things our ever-lengthening DNA string she blushes, he grins, I wonder who we must thank? The gentleman scientist medicine [...]

Informing Without Inspiration: Modern Media

By |2016-08-22T23:35:56-05:00February 8th, 2014|Tags: |

The London Daily Telegraph recently ran an article in which a young history graduate recounts the political bias that threaded through all ten years of his education. A major module in his degree course—from a top flight university—was about “the ramblings of John Lennon and Yoko Ono”. The prescribed reading-list of Obama presidency critiques [...]