What if it came too easily?
Monday, September 21, 2020
Sunday, September 20, 2020
So it tried at its technique cautiously - one dose at a time,
with a short pause after administering it.
One pill at a time, then a moment of waiting to see if it had been too strong,
if the conscience of the world could swallow that particular pill.
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Friday, September 18, 2020
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Or is this your way to hide a broken heart?
Many dreams have been brought to your doorstep
They just lie there and they die there
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Thanks to their decreased brainpower,
People aren't diverted from the main business of life by the
Hobgoblins of opinion anymore.
Monday, September 14, 2020
Sunday, September 13, 2020
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020
If patriotism were defined not as blind obedience to government, not as submissive worship to flags and anthems, but rather as love of one's country, one's fellow citizens (all over the world), as loyalty to the principles of justice and democracy, then patriotism would require us to disobey our government, when it violated those principles.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
On February 7th, Trump told Woodward: This is deadly stuff..
the virus is transmitted by air,
and that it was five times more dangerous than even your strenuous flu.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Used to tell Ma sometimes
When I see them riding blinds
Going to make me a home out in the wind
In the wind, Lord in the wind
Make me a home out in the wind
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
All cults are personality cults.
All cults are really extensions of whoever the cult leader is.
So, whatever the prejudices, the worldview and the ideas of the cult leader are
they will be chanted back to him by the crowd.
Monday, September 7, 2020
A culture that does not grasp the vital interplay between morality and power,
which mistakes management techniques for wisdom,
and fails to understand that the measure of a civilization is its compassion,
not its speed or ability to consume,
condemns itself to death.