The mainstream of American conservatism has irrevocably turned in support of violent white supremacy. https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/political-commentary/buffalo-shooter-white-supremacist-great-replacement-donald-trump-1353509/
#OtD 16 May 1871 the workers and soldiers of the Paris commune tore down the Vendôme column: a monument to war which was topped with a statue of Napoleon. Learn more about the commune in this book of writings by participants: https://shop.workingclasshistory.com/collections/books/products/voices-of-the-paris-commune
Our legal system, like our economy, runs on faith, and that faith is running dry. https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/justice-america-courts/
This account of an experience using Noom to lose weight starts out humorous but gets dark fast. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/11/magazine/weight-loss-pandemic.html?referringSource=articleShare
Jim's Big Ego at Porchfest tomorrow at 2pm - free outdoors show. https://somervilleartscouncil.org/node/48210
There are more of us who don't want a Supreme Court like this. We have to turn up everywhere and anywhere to fight it and show up to vote, in every election from local to President.
Majority now disapproves of Supreme Court’s performance in wake of abortion leak: poll-
The downsides of a world with billionaires in it are well-rehearsed: billionaires can convert their vast wealth to power, and use that power to turn their whims and pet theories into policy failures that affect millions - or even billions - of people.
Take Bill Gates. Forget all the conspiracy theories about Gates and vaccines - it's bizarre that people bother to make up those fairy-tales when the truth is so much worse.
To say there was a beginning would clearly be holding on to a dogma. How can that which is dependently co-arisen have a first and a last?
Those who do not see reality believe in samsara and nirvana, but those who see reality believe in neither.
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