Today’s signs of the revolution re evolution re love u tion shun shun shun T I O N
This one made my heart sing, faith that at last, atlas stopped shrugging and let others support when he got tired, faith in the people’s oligarchic democratic republic of the United States of American Empire of the world human race, people.
And more importantly our well off highly trained intelligentsia, applying scientific mindsets to the question of our society’s health, when parts of our peace process kills with no correction. For now, the #ericgarner case will also serve as moral, legal Rorschach test for whom I speak with about moral or ethical issues in our society, and save my breath for people ready, willing and able to help correct it here, now, and in the future. Because if you cannot admit that police who break their own rules choking and killing a person in enforcing a tax code violation for a 50 cent product should face consequences, you lose any credibility to speak on moral issues. Our society needs all voices, but in our present configuration specialists have two major advantages, respect and need of those with power and money, plus talents and training. No one can become cozy enough to allow silence when they know better.
This one too, because it demonstrates a couple of points I’d like to make about humanity.
It’s a beautiful picture and I love what it is. It shows me, and hopefully you as well that while we are certainly all individuals, we are also part of a much larger life mass, that like bacteria do form colonies in relation to moisture, create energy collection devices, information sharing , so too do humans.
It also tells me everything I need to know about how poorly we use energy right now. You’re supposed to be lighting your house, or your pathway forward, not illuminating the entire earth at night. Though I think if we even caught half of the light and heat coming from the sun, we could certainly power our homes and a much more energy conscious and regularly recycling economy. That we need to do this in a way that creates as little waste, or pollution as possible will also be a precursor understanding to any discussion on this issue I am likely to have or at least continue.