Think carefully about when you’ll be able to trust people again–and why you aren’t the one making that decision.Read more "Admit You Mistrust"
Each political party is ready to tear the other one apart. I hope that by the end of it all, we at least have fireworks to distract us from the chaos.Read more "Play the Game (Everybody Play the Game)"
Fahrenheit 451 and 1984 both depict a future devoid of thought, but not awareness. Both protagonists differ very little in their demeanor and the books share such similar commentary about complicity and passive acceptance that they might be taking place in the same literary universe.Read more "INEXTINGUISHABLE: AN OPTIMIST READS 1984 AND FAHRENHEIT 451"
-The following is a post first published on January 6, 2016- Contradiction must be confronted. Ignored problems act as a constant reminder of failure, are an annoying high-pitched whine that distracts in the background, and eventually make themselves heard in the most inconvenient time, in the most unfortunate way. ISIS is not the problem. It […]Read more "On the Liberal World Order Pt. III"
Trump’s whispers are heard in the atmosphere, hovering over the populace like clouds that threaten destructive floods to come. Someone reports seeing a blue bird, which has by now become the omen that foretells an inauspicious day. Another blue bird is reported, then another. The people have learned to let the flying beasts come, lest […]Read more "The Ballad of Trump and McConnell"