thinking unenslaved

So, it would appear that all I’m doing up here is posting old poems and photographs, which hardly constitutes “thinking unenslaved”. No one has pointed this out to me, but if someone did, I would, of course be unable to disagree, per se. However, the point of delving back into some of my writings—very particular […]

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(repost) Because Theocracy Leads to Permissible Extremism

(original posted on Mock, Paper, Scissors on March 23, 2008) ============================================================ I cannot recall how many people I’ve spoken with, either via blogs or in-person, who reacted with the word “But nobody wants a theocracy in America” whenever I bring the subject up. And indeed, until recently, there wasn’t really a specific push to alter […]

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(repost) The Roots of Sciolism

(originally posted April 8, 2007 on Mock, Paper, Scissors) ========================================================== Ah, you came back. Thanks for that. This won’t be so long, because the thing that makes a group of people tend towards the dismissive is fairly easily identified. Neoconservatives are very quick to dismiss the “Blogging Against Theocracy” endeavor as one born of fear. […]

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You reach a point

You reach a point sometimes, when you’re so saturated with the world around you, you can’t breathe for all the air. So, you either quit breathing, or you create new air. Or maybe, you return to your roots and start breathing from there again. Maybe that works. Maybe you’ve done it several times before and […]

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