I think they have done it. The politicians have employed confusion, as they did with Covid19, to befuddle completely the victims who support them. Do you know, in any sane metric, how far in debt you are individually, or in collectives such as “we the people” or future generations?
The marble and its architecture, the splendid gardens, the statuary and the monuments, the historic shrines are placeholders. Declarations of the immovable objects are such that we cannot lightly consider folding it up and putting it in the attic.
Vainly we relabel the hour, Eating into our allotment of twenty-four, Relegating an hour to an unsteady future, Never noticing the havoc
Over our own funeral pyres we pray to, Zoroaster, Yet we play with tin soldiers in the War Room, Making believe that no one dies
I gave up watching cable news long ago — I believe it was during the first Bush Jr administration, just after the beginning of the failing War on Terror. The lack of information due to overemployment in the media sector and the resultant rise in partisanship rendered the “news” useless.
Only paying attention to things like the fictional war being cooked up for Ukrainia.
As I hoped to have implied in my last post, I feel there are far too many instances of speculation in our culture. The mechanics of infantile learning feed into a vicious feedback loop.
So, tell me how it’s going to be, Please, when I grow up
I recently discovered a list of 10 important poets who also wrote important novels. I then researched important quotes from each which indicate how they may feel about personal freedom and self-direction.
There were always people wanting to disarm the public. That’s why we have a second amendment as well as a constant assault on it.