Tag Archives: Progress

A Skeleton Key to the Alt Left

Source: the HipCrime Vocab Last time we looked at the differences between the “Left” as manifested in the mainstream political discourse and those of a number of authors, blogger and thinkers that I’ve (somewhat arbitrarily) lumped under the umbrella of … Continue reading

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Three Paths

By Erik Lindberg Source: Resilience To have lost the godlike conceit that we may do what we will, and not to have acquired a homely zest for doing what we can, shows a grandeur of temper which cannot be objected … Continue reading

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I think therefore I am capital

By Jamie Goldrick Source: Adbusters In the worldview of the Cree, life is lived along a trail of experiences. Sharing experience with others is a result of the crossing of two life trails. Life is experienced as a tangled pattern … Continue reading

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Abandoning the Ship of Fools: Postmodernist and Wildist Responses to Civilization

By Jeriah Bowser Source: The Hampton Institute Once upon a time there was a people who lived with the Sea; living in connection, intimacy, and harmony with their aquatic environment for a very long time. Then one day a dangerous … Continue reading

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Numbered Man – An Analysis of The Prisoner (1967)

Originally posted on Jay's Analysis:
Oppositional and defiant. No. 6 “fights the system.” By: Jay Dyer 1960s spy fiction is some of my favorite fiction.? Developing its own unique aesthetic, from Bond to The Saint to Harry Palmer, the…

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America’s Mania for Positive Thinking and Denial of Reality Will Be Our Downfall

The ridiculous positivism, the belief that we are headed toward some glorious future, defies reality. By Chris Hedges Source: Alternet The naive belief that history is linear, that moral progress accompanies technical progress, is a form of collective self-delusion. It … Continue reading

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