Tag Archive: religion

TEXT ME WHEN THE TRIAL STARTS

OK, I made a drawing that I thought I’d like to post, I made it the same day I first thought up the idea in my journal. It is a quickie photoshop, but… Continue reading

PLAGIARIZED SIN

The illustration (painting 016) conflates the agitprop parables of a paradise lost from an iron age monotheistic religion and modern secular political conspiracy. They both use their “wisdom” tales to keep their canon… Continue reading

TRICK OR TRAIT

We humans are all shark-like beneath our skin of self awareness and social affectation. We are more unthinkingly self-ish than self-consciousness. Our get-togethers are more feeding frenzies than sing-alongs, too. Our scene is… Continue reading

CAPITAL PAINS

There’s no community left; we live alone in our homes—if we are lucky enough to have them. We have neighbors, but they are not like us. They are not from around here, either… Continue reading

BITS OF BOTH

Modernist psychologists theorize that early childhood experiences have a huge impact on how we feel and what we do as adults, whether we realize this or not. Postmodernists, on the other hand, believe… Continue reading

WHAT TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS

There is new kind of dehumanizing in town. It’s not the oppression as old a civilization itself where the many of are treated by the few as beasts of burden no different from… Continue reading

CONSPICUOUS COMBUSTION

Quite some time ago, in a previous gilded age, socio-economist Thorstein Veblen came up with term “conspicuous consumption” to describe the spending by the nouveau riche of their discretionary income/wealth to advertise their… Continue reading

A COMMUNITY OF ONE

“He who is subjected to a field of visibility, and who knows it, assumes responsibility for the constraints of power […] he becomes the principle of his own subjection” – Michel Foucault, Discipline… Continue reading

BOX AMERICANA

Pax Americana? No, more like pox, pox Americana. Poxed in a box Americans. You say, per Lee Greenwood, “And I’m proud to be an American / Where at least I know I’m free”… Continue reading

B.S.OPS: CELEBRATION

Life can be a party, but only if you are invited and most of us are not. Only one in a thousand get to attend this ball. “Where’s the bar?” the privileged ones… Continue reading