Saturday, November 29, 2008

The Real World Order Is Chaotic

Chaos is found in greatest abundance wherever order is being sought. Chaos always defeats order because it is better organized. ~ Terry Pratchett

"Desperation" may well be the best word to describe our current responses to the ubiquitous malfunctioning of social systems premised on the necessity for vertically-structured, top-down, command-and-control organizational forms. Western civilization collapses all around us, and yet most of us continue to insist upon a renewed commitment to variations of the Platonic vision of a world made orderly by philosopher-kings.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

If You Vote, You Have No Right To Complain

George Carlin tells it like it is. What I have been saying for years, if you vote, you have no right to complain about the outcome because you participated.