All of us - or, 90% of us, at any rate - are catspaws to some extent.
Time and space take little notice of our affairs.
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. Last week I wrote about my purchase of CubicFun’s Notre Dame of Paris 3D puzzle. It was a fun pandemic project. Completing the model required patience, but it wasn’t especially difficult. The benefit was an opportunity to work with my hands in a way that engaged my mind,…
Another trait capitalism shares with organized religion is a relentless need to discredit all dissent...
Many of us have filled some of our isolation time by taking on additional creative projects or learning new skills.
As preposterous as the mirror universe might seem, societies all too easily normalize cruelty that would have been unimaginable only a short time before.
Our actions will come back to us, sometimes sooner than we expect (or much later, where humpback whales are concerned).
"Would it have hurt us, I wonder, just to have gathered a few laurel leaves?"
This conflict between short-term gain and long-term prosperity was a suitable theme for a 1960s America in the midst of figuring out what it wanted to be.
The City On the Edge of Forever holds up brilliantly more than fifty years later.