Natural

We cannot avoid the inevitability of Nature by passing a pitiful fiction in a legislature, which is itself a fiction.  We cannot supplant Nature by toying with language in the courts, which are themselves fictions.

Ozark

I have watched all of the seasons of Ozark on Netflix.  I have binged.  I must admit that I am direly disappointed in the human kind, whether it provides a realistic base for the atrocities of Ozark, or the likelihood of its fictions. 

Plagiarism

Nobody asked but … I’ll start with a little self-plagiarism by citing Kilgore Forelle in a post to the Facebook group, Another 2000+ Libertarian Quotes: No preordained economic system achieves one-size-fits-all without violent authoritarianism. — Kilgore Forelle This, above, is plagiarism.  It just depends on how badly your antagonists want to get you between a…

RAVEN

“Because today we live in a society in which spurious realities are manufactured by the media, by governments, by big corporations, by religious groups, political groups… So I ask, in my writing, What is real?”

The Delphi Technique 2

The final upshot of the Delphi Technique is that the state give “free” people only those choices that the state desires to implement.  The state does not want to do away with schools.  Too many elements depend on the power that attaches to the institution of “free, public education.”