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. 


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…


“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.”

A Taxing Day

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?

Seats of State

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.