The enemy is NOT the institution of government, it is the unregulated aggregation of power that exists within gov AND the market. We NEED government to save us from ourselves. We are not innately good, innately wise, the market does not self-correct. Left to our own devices it’s Lord of the Flies - this idealized macro-level human ethics fuels the delusions of communism & capitalism....
Whatever happens tomorrow or the next day, right now I am happy. It took a long time to get to this point, some wrong turns, some suffering, but this sense of calm is totally worth the effort. Nothing feels like a chore, not even work. I used to live for the weekends, and now I don’t feel fazed whatever day it is. Enjoying life and health as it is happening.
Hayden goes 1
At some point Hayden ceased to be a baby and became a boy. The wide spanning buck toothed grin of a knowing troubler, the ability to bounce a ball back to me and laugh hysterically when the ball hits either of our faces (this kid loves pratfalls). There is no ceasing his curiosity, everyday he crawls to the front door and wants out, the house cannot contain his wonder. This week was the first time...
Tweets on Games
Every game is rigged by the parameters of the game, when you talk their language they have already beat you. To win inside the game is not to win outside it. Language blurs the boundaries, we make a mess of every game. Reason, for it to have authority, ought to be domesticated by the parameters of the game. When it runs wild it is no longer reason, it is the will to power under the guise of...