Commentary

I Wanna Be Sedated

The harbingers of civilizational collapse and impending apocalypse have become so very common as to encourage a serious case of ...
Dylan Guns Cancellations

Bob Dylan Chooses Hired Guns Over Cancellations

The U.S. State Department has warned Americans abroad to steer clear of numerous sites in Italy that are apparently threatened ...

“In Flanders Fields,” read by Leonard Cohen

Marking Remembrance Day in Commonwealth nations, Canadian poet, songwriter and singer Leonard Cohen recites “In Flanders Fields,” a poem written ...
The Concern of a Canine

The Concern of a Canine

Yours truly is not a particularly friendly guy, as his friends would readily attest. My dog, a fourteen pound mutt ...
Oregon mass shooting

Paying God Back (in Oregon)

So there has been another act of nihilistic mass murder in America, this time at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, ...
Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

It’s not easy for a nation to see itself in the mirror. And it’s even harder when the visage in ...
Tennessee Blues

Tennessee Blues

At this point, we don’t know their names, but four U.S. Marines were shot to death today in Chattanooga, Tennessee ...
Assyrians impaling Jew 700 BC

Inspirational Thought of the Day

Today while re-reading Abraham Joshua Heschel’s great work The Prophets, I came across this passage which put me in a ...
racism versus nihilimsm

Racism versus Nihilism

With reference to my previous post (Manifestly Wrong: Charleston, the Media, and Nihilism), Martin R. emails and says: Since when ...