Category Archives: societal apathy

Justice: a boil that must be lanced / La justicia: un forúnculo que hay que reventar

“Like a boil that can never be cured so long as it is covered up but must be opened with all its pus-flowing ugliness to the natural medicines of air and light, injustice must be exposed, with all the tension … Continue reading

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Ongoing racism and oppression – El racismo y la opresión constantes

This is yet another bilingual post… Este es otro artículo bilingüe. SO!!! Don’t come telling me to kiss and make up, to pretend I am not angry, to ‘come together’ with my oppressors. I have been trying to write an … Continue reading

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The silver lining to the bad news and the worse news: el filo de plata en las noticias malas y las peores

I recently posted a commentary on the Pavlov reflex, which is how we seem to run elections in the United States.  We have been well trained by our corporate masters, including, in particular, the mass corporate media, to salivate at … Continue reading

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Last bilingual post on the Pavlov syndrome – último artículo bilingüe sobre el síndrome de Pavlov (translation provided mañana)

Pavlovian or classical conditioning refers to a learning procedure in which a biologically potent stimulus (the greater evil, a/k/a Donald Trump, or el Donald) is paired with a previously neutral stimulus (elections). It also refers to the learning process that results … Continue reading

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We now interrupt the regularly scheduled program (elections) for station identification

So it has been all quiet on the Western Front from me, which yes, you could take as an allusion to Remarque’s brilliant post WWI novel about the destruction of human beings by war, or not.  The station in question … Continue reading

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A small pastoral diversion/ un pequeño desvío pastoral

Today I had the misfortune of reading a post from Think Progress, a group I have long patronized and donated money to, obviously very partial to Hillary Clinton and to her “faith.”   I found the  article triggered my gag … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Silence

This Simon and Garfunkel song in particular was and continues to be one of my favorite songs since the difficult years of my youth, in a country where racism was king and war and greed were deemed normal consumer goods, … Continue reading

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