Sunday, September 05, 2010

"Les Mots et les Choses": Call a thing by its right name

Think about it.

We 'big-brained' humans have been around just a skoche over 250,000 years; a mere geological eye-blink. Given what we've done to the planet, to each other, and to other species in the interim, it just might be that big-brained humans, such as ourselves, are nothing more than just the next evolutionary dead-end.

We're sure acting like it, with America calling the tunes; the tunes of racial supremacy/superiority, patriarchy and predatory capitalism.

The practitioners of those systems, the owners and proprietors, create injury, injustice, and unsustainabilty. It may not be possible to defeat them, ever; but ya gotta try; ya gotta raise your fist. Bob Jensen, whom I've met on occasion and chatted, explains:

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