You are held securely in your resting place by the force of gravity. Your field of consciousness is nestled comfortably into your awareness of it. There is nowhere to fall to. It is safe to explore.The spiritual aspirant seeks enlightenment; some lofty attainment out there
When you tell an establishment Democrat that Google's hiding and removal of content is a dangerous form of censorship, they often magically transform into Ayn Rand right before your eyes."It's a private company and they can do what they like with their property," they will
"And what's really important is, I call it, the felt presence of direct experience, which is a fancy term which just simply means we have to stop consuming our culture. We have to create culture. Don't watch TV, don't read magazines, don't even listen to
Please don’t waste your life.
Shit. Sorry. Bad start. Let me clarify.
I don’t mean “don’t waste your life” in the way that authors of self help books mean it. I’m not saying anything about reaching your full potential and getting really good at something, nor am
I know I'm usually the one urgently warning everybody of the dangers of nuclear holocaust, climate chaos and plutocratic tech dystopia, but there's one disaster I keep seeing people worrying themselves about which absolutely will not happen. I'd like to take a minute to set
Singing on the Deer Docks
They mostly leave me alone
because my face is badly scarred
and my voice is tattered and frightening.But every once in a while
someone asks me, why?
Why do you sing here day after day
on the deer docks where the black seagulls laugh?
Why do you
US oligarchs: Russia hacked our election.Public: Uh oh! What should we do about it?US oligarchs: Greatly inflate the military budget, sanction US rivals, and censor dissenting opinions.Public: Umm
Come dusk a frumpy woman
well past the age of societal worth
emerges from wherever we'd been hiding her
to watch the fire imps frolic on the telephone wires.She sits unassumingly
(the only way she knows how),
and listens to the screech bats awakening."We are always dancing on the
"Reminder that there are two kinds of Trump-Russia stories: those we pay attention to because they serve a narrative, and those we ignore because they don't," tweeted The Real News' Aaron Maté yesterday in response to the news that the Trump administration had authorized the sale of
Here We Stand Naked and Dauntless in the Junkyard
I told him my womb was scarred from births and cruel men.
He told me his flesh had been whipped by monsters.We grew eyestalks and earstalks and went out to the Dune Boons
where old boat and train bones