Tag Archives: Occupy

The Draw of Id, Ego and the Farce of Fame and Power

We live in a world of shiny things that distract us from being in the here and now. The large majority of us toil in what society says is an undesirable life. We are told that with hard work or inexorable reinvestment in a highly improbable  chance machine, we would be welcomed in to the desirable world where happiness and satisfaction awaits.

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Justice Stands in Opposition to Progress and Duty [updated]

This morning I was linked this video on gas exploration for potential fracking in Australia and something struck me.

While watching, and listening to the heartfelt speech I recalled something Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms had said of Smithfield and their treatment of pigs. He said something to the effect ‘If they treat their pigs so horribly, you can bet they’ll treat the people horribly too.’ It was Continue reading