Happy Conscientious Objector’s Day


Happy Conscientious Objector’s Day.










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An Embarrassing Confession and Modest Plea

Right now I want to go shopping. I want to be wooed. I want to dance drunk and dizzy, intoxicated by the kaleidoscope of blues, greens, yellows and the infinite shades of beige that make up the fall catalogue. I want to see pictures of beautiful people doing beautiful things and be convinced that my story can intersect with theirs. The melodies cascading from store speakers will complete this mystical experience, upon which no price seems to high. Continue reading

Cornel West, Lupe Fiasco, Hip-Hop and Skateboards

cornel-west-200x185Cornel West links Reagan and the Religious Right to the KKK and reminds us, pace Plato, that the unexamined life is not worth living. After listening I am reminded that philosophy has been, should and can be all about the love of wisdom, and all I want to do is listen to Hip-hop and tell the Moral Majority to go to… Continue reading