Welcome to my locals.com feed! The world is changing right as you're reading this.
The "media" we are offered in large measure resembles the sedating hypnotic distraction or the dystopian authoritarian newspeak of either Huxley or Orwell.
Neil Postman said we should expect that and wrote an exciting book speaking to it. I almost met Dr. Postman. I was at the University bookstore a few hours before he spoke there. But I chose to go look for an apartment instead....
In my 54 revolutions around the sun it's seemed to me that our Elite have always wanted the US to gradually evolve into a European style Socialism, like France. That appears to have failed.
What we're seeing now is really kind of horrifying. Unlike France voting Socialism into their way of life by voting for François Mitterrand, the American voters instead rejected the Socialism of Bernie Sanders at the ballot box.
With the destabilization of COVID19 as we strive to keep our loved ones, our neighbors, and...