1790. From the past like the present

From wolin politics and vision Consider, too, the political implications of the Reformation as a broad movement of revolt directed against an established order, a revolt whose success depended upon radicalizing the masses into disaffection with existing authorities and institutions. The perfecting of the arts of popular leadership and the tendency to blur the line … Continue reading 1790. From the past like the present

1693. People needing people is the glue that holds society together

In Hunter gatherer societies people needed each other.  The glue was there. In agricultural society elites needed agricultural workers and warriors and it was mediated by religion. The glue was there . In industrial society elites needed industrial workers and it was held together by nationalism, consumerism and mass production. The glue was there. In … Continue reading 1693. People needing people is the glue that holds society together

1693. the center blames the right rather than itself.

The right, the mainstream, in the US, the banks, with the support of the professionals and the one percent  have created a mess with regards to inquality and climate. They have failed to create any public dialog around critical issues of population, the use of the land,  energy,  nuclear proliferation, and the quality of life. Instead … Continue reading 1693. the center blames the right rather than itself.

1692. Quoting from socialecologies

too good to not post. From the site social ecologies.com https://socialecologies.wordpress.com/2016/06/13/creative-destruction-the-age-of-metamorphosis/ ''Humankind cannot bear very much reality.” ― T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets It’s not really reality that’s giving way in our age, but rather the symbolic worlds we built against the tide of change and becoming other; against metamorphosis and mutation. Children of the Sun … Continue reading 1692. Quoting from socialecologies