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What is an American?

What is an American? An American isn’t well-educated.  Education, like everything else in America is related to money:  how much you have or don’t have.  Education in its true sense of the word, doesn’t matter to Americans; in fact, possessing … Continue reading

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beauty and the beast

“Beloved I need to love you – every aspect, every pore.” And this time God said, “There is a hideous blemish on my body, though it is such an infinitesimal part of my Being- could you kiss that if it … Continue reading

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good luck with dat y’all

the recent events, legislation and global government activity which, all taken and strung together make up the contemporary short history “Policing of the Internet”, make for a truly thought-provoking and new realm of philosophical speculation. In our lifetime, just a … Continue reading

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abusive individuals, groups, and nations all mentally ill

ok, here it is, my theory: Individuals who abuse others:  bullies, household tyrants, wife-beaters, child-abusers; Groups & organizations who abuse others (individuals or groups):  this includes not only KKK, for example, but organizations whose modus operandi is deliberately taking unfair … Continue reading

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response to Henry Giroux’s clear-eyed take on today’s American far-right-ism

index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=7086:the-scorchedearth-politics-of-americas-four-fundamentalisms June 5, 2012:  lilyfield says: I read this article and liked it very much.  I think ‘fundamentalism’ is a good description of the extremist mentality of America’s government and society these days.  It is so strange to be in the midst … Continue reading

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Die Antwoord — A South African upper-class lookdown

salt-of-the-middleclass June 7, 2012 at 3:15 am: lilyfield says: your sense of class superiority is almost frightening!! I am a 50-year-old American.  Die Antwoord has an formidable appeal that is totally foreign, totally breaks boundaries!! They perform harmoniously… the two rap … Continue reading

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thinkin’ bout elitism and the Great Civilization Pretense

elitism: masking your own fear of life in a life-long pretense of so-called “civilization” while passively endorsing the suffering, despoiling, torture and killing of whoever and whatever threatens the illusion of being a game-player rather than a game being played … Continue reading

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French Intellectuals 2

“I grow warm, I begin to feel happy. There is nothing extraordinary in this, it is a small happiness of Nausea: it spreads at the bottom of the viscous puddle, at the bottom of out time – the time of … Continue reading

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French Intellectuals

“He is always becoming, and if it were not for the contingency of death, he would never end.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea What is it about French Intellectuals? When I read even a random sentence of JP Sartre’s I am filled with … Continue reading

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oppression: suppression of expression

Oppression, suppression, repression, compression, depression:  what do these words have in common?  Pressure. Oppression, suppression and repression are words we often hear in conjunction with descriptions of frightening-sounding national regimes.  When we think of Oppression, images of dictators:  Hitler, Stalin, … Continue reading

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