plainlanguage.gov

Plainlanguage.gov Dictated by the Plain Writing Act of 2010 All language must be “clear, concise, well-organized” With the goal of “minimizing uncertainty”   Plain language is the language of the plain Desert imperialists chiseling symbols in ancient stone Using the tongue to make level, Speak destruction into existence, tame the wild, domesticate, dominate, level the […]

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“Be fruitful and multiply”: The ideology of fecundity

“Be fruitful and multiply” put the human project on course to mass misery and the annihilation of its own species and the entire planet.   Overpopulation was inevitable when this sky-god spoke. But, then, what man could reject a god whose first command is to copulate?! Civilization needs endless procreation to provide it workers, soldiers and […]

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How Christianity lost its way: Proudhon

Civilization appropriates.  The managers of the apparatus take that which is not theirs and claim it for their own.  The State appropriates through taxes, eminent domain and military conscription the wealth and labor of its subjects.  Capitalists, through economic colonization, appropriate the wealth of people, land, water and minerals using force of law, gun and […]

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Live as a person of color

Black and white morality ends in fifty shades of gray Fundamentalism produces a creepy schizophrenia Of puritanical repression and libertine release On camera the televangelist prostitutes himself as a hireling priest Off camera he seeks salvation in a hired harlot The senator rails against homosexuality, While tapping his foot in the bathroom stall. Prudes behaving […]

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Stop listening to civilization’s priests

Civilization’s priests impart the Egyptian yoke of shackles and full stomachs.  They teach that full stomachs justify your shackles.  Their own stomachs feed on the gruel of wealth and power.  Coercive prescriptions and philosophies occupy their minds.  They stir up fear in your gut.  They initiate violent thoughts.  They would make you a fearful hater.  […]

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U.S. hubris in response to Ebola

The U.S. government is dispaying its usual hubris in its response to the Ebola epidemic that has spread throughout the hot zone countries on the African continent.  The strategy  amounts to this: Deploy the military war machine abroad and appoint a political hack “Ebola Czar”on the domestic front.  I’m trying to grasp the logic of […]

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Mary and the rebirth of Wilderness: Rewilding and the Virgin Birth

Mary and the rebirth of Wilderness:  Rewilding and the Virgin Birth “…and Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, and Mary was the mother of Jesus who is called the Messiah” (Matthew 1:16) The genealogy in Matthew chapter one traces the Hebrew people’s flight from the madness of Mesopotamian civilization, the Hebrews’ own […]

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Who is Feral Jesus and what is the Feraldom of God?

“We can see that the world that we’ve cut, plotted, paved, tamed, wasted, and mined is not dead and is not lying passively. We can see that wildness lurking both around and within us. And, through this, we can see the end of our own reality and the community of wildness that awaits us.” ~ […]

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