As talked about in a previous post, people feel that the rich are meritorious/virtuous/the best/elite because they succeed in the competition and rose to the top (upper class). This, when viewed as a class structure, is considered OK because they “earned” it instead of being granted it or inherited (as in a title). To complete […]
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“His face is turned toward the past. Where we perceive a chain of events, he sees one single catastrophe which keeps piling ruin upon ruin and hurls it in front of his feet. The angel would like to stay, awaken the dead, and make whole what has been smashed. But a storm is blowing from […]
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Mourn not the dead in that cool earth lie Dust unto dust The calm, sweet earth that mothers all who die As all men must: Mourn not your captive comrades who must dewll Too strong to strive Each in his steel-bound coffin of a cell, Buried alive; but rather mourn the apathetic throng The cowed […]
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I just want to give a “shout-out” to my friend Erik and his music. Also, a band that he is a part of called Double Rainbow!
Equick (Erik’s soundcloud)
Double Rainbow Soundcloud
So, here we are back state-side. We landed in Fort Lauderdale the other day. Now we are hitchhiking back up to Virginia, with several stops along the way. Right now we are in Orlando. It took us about a day and a half to get up here from Fort Lauderdale. Not too bad. We had […]
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I have not done a cafe post in a bit. Partly that is because of the busyness of travel and partly because there for a while we were not in any cafes to speak of. However, now we are in San Cristobal de las casas and there are cafes everywhere. It is a bit of […]
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