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We HEART You Big Brother – Part 1 

I felt an extreme itch to write this rant for a while as I feel our entire culture is reaching a fascinating tipping point. It will be in two parts. Modern society needs to meditate on the problem technology poses and what its rapid affect…

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We HEART You Big Brother – Part 2 

THIS IS PART 2. PART 1 IS HERE. Extreme transparency cuts both ways. It provides access while undermining leadership. There have always been leaks from within institutions and governments. There have always been secrets to strategize and win conflicts. That’s part of governing. To deny…

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Depersonalization 

The OWS protests aren’t so much about evil bankers but depersonalization and the loss of control that brings. With corporate influence into government you receive faceless unaccountable decision making. Corporatization of healthcare, mortgage lending, and 19thcentury energy resources take advantage of individuals rather than aid them….

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Ten Years Down 

It feels like ten years have passed but nothing has really happened. The only progress has been via bubbles whose excitement was redacted by panic. Maybe the disruption has begun. Maybe we are fooling ourselves with our castles in the air. I wonder if are at…

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Letter to Paul Auster 

This letter was originally mailed to Paul Auster in about 2000 when he was collecting stories on his NPR radio show Other True Tales. Some of these stories were made into the book True Tales of American Life (First published under the title I Thought My…