Social Media. Tyranny. And the Genius of the Crowd


'Tyranny is the deliberate removal of nuance' Albert Maysles   Second on a short list of phrases that have coerced me into a lazy belief in Divinity has been the 'genius of the crowd'. While crowds have always been dangerous, they still cannot compete with the finality of police brutality, reigning supreme atop my list … Continue reading Social Media. Tyranny. And the Genius of the Crowd

Ground Zero Memorial is open and I have some thoughts


  NEW YORK — At 8:32 a.m. Wednesday morning, on the first day that the National September 11 Memorial Museum opened to the public, 26 uniformed police officers and firefighters marched onto the lawn of the memorial and unfurled an American flag that had flown at 90 West Street, adjacent to Ground Zero, for weeks after the attacks. … Continue reading Ground Zero Memorial is open and I have some thoughts