The United States of Earth

An Eco-centric Foreign Policy in a Post-capitalist United States Philosophers and scholars have dreamt of changing human civilization. Of starting with a clean slate. A blank canvas. Of designing a world government that would assure human rights for all, end all wars, all regional and sectarian conflict, protect the environment, regulate commerce, and provide a…

Thought Of The Day. July 7, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

The Absurdity of Modern Civilization

Banners and boundaries divide the world. It is an untenable and ridiculous concept that people can own and partition a planet. Borders are not real. They are contrived by people who wish to exclude or include others. Only people on one side or another of some imaginary line have certain rights? Can vote? Can cross?…

Shoot Slaughterhouse Owners!

Toward Meaningful Direct Action: A Blueprint for Vigilantism Direct action by animal liberationists and animal rights activists has been sporadic, unfocused, and ineffective. We have played the game within the system. We have abjured violence, We have only targeted property. We have failed. Most animals we free are quickly re-captured by their tormentors. Property we…