As America Self-Immolates … MrMaryFiddles…


This was written on April 23rd, 2017, perhaps one of the last Earth Days. This  frail memoir covers a particular train of thought fraught with an overindulgence of honesty  and  clear-thinking. I must remind whoever reads these words, that honesty and clear-thinking are in stark contrast to the modus operandi of my time. Despite ours being … Continue reading As America Self-Immolates … MrMaryFiddles…

America Today: The Deliberate Removal of Nuance || Jan 21, 2017


Another article from my other blog, co-authored by yours truly

The Facinorous Blog

I have been honored with a request to offer some thoughts, in article form, on the current state of affairs in the USA as a new controversial President takes power. To that end, the most striking observation I’ve noted while preparing a first draft, has been about the banishment of nuance from not only daily conversation, but also political commentary. It is as if this moment in American history exists in a vacuum detached or rather unmoored from the two hundred plus years of our continued history.

bizarrocomics_historyGiven the sheer changes we’ve experienced in the last two generations socially and also in terms of scientific and technological achievement, perhaps we’re now either unable to or can no longer be concerned with deciphering the language of the past as we’ve left it too far behind. Or maybe more insidiously as Orwell purported in 1984, whoever it is controlling access to the…

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