Monthly Archives: September 2017

Green Acres Village Life, end September, Part I: Unfinished Business

Our unfinished business runs the gamut from old, extra stuff from building projects piled in the driveway, needing to be hauled off and recycled — — too the still nebulous plan to turn this entire place into some kind of … Continue reading

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Is Donald Trump our (perhaps unwitting) HEYOKA (sacred clown)?

To all (including myself) who wonder, possibly with determined detachment from the fray; or more likely, with either fury or frustration, fanatical adherence or fanatical revulsion, whether Donald Trump is either just plain crazy or crazy like a fox — … Continue reading

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Green Acres Village Community Dinner, end September 2017: plus ET contact tales!

Life here continues to ramp up as the complexity of aliveness continues to interweave a beautiful, thickening, cultural carpet of resilience within and around our little Green Acres Village. Adding the third house — and as of one month ago, … Continue reading

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Jon Rappoport, on (NFL) “national dialogue.” Yea, right.

Jon Rappoport, who specializes in describing and commenting on varieties of cultural insanity, has really nailed it on the head this time. Makes me wonder: whatever happened to the good ‘ol statue-toppling days? Seems like just yesterday. Hell, it WAS … Continue reading

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Open Our Minds Department: Russia/US cooperation in space; inside North Korea

Ever since the early ’90s, I have been in touch with Carol Rosin, having regularly featured her writing about her work with Werner Von Braun to make sure we don’t weaponize space in Crone Chronicles, A Journal of Conscious Aging … Continue reading

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“What is the meaning of life”?

Back when I was a first year doctoral student in philosophy, I told my teacher that I wanted to write a paper on “trivial statements,” since I had noticed that they were so foundational and ubiquitous as to be not … Continue reading

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How can we fruitfully frame the question of Human Nature and Social Collapse?

I.e., do we have deeper ways of seeing our future than just Lord of the Flies vs. Summerhill? These two titles are ones that I assigned in a course on Ethics, back in the late ’60s when I was a … Continue reading

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Is the NFL ConFLAGration symbolic of deep societal transformation?

Ever the Sagittarian optimist, I certainly hope so! Now that I realize just why big time corporate football has become so much an arm of the MIC (Military Industrial Complex) — ah! but of course, I should have known! — … Continue reading

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Why I will NOT watch the Ken Burns Vietnam War documentary

Let’s face it, folks. Life in the U.S.A. = PTSD. For everyone. Automatically. “Shock and Awe,” over and over and over again — faster and faster and faster. At this point in time, there is basically, no time to process anything … Continue reading

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CE-5 training: Nearby, with son Colin, for five nights

CE-5: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE 5TH KIND. Now that I’ve pretty much caught up on sleep, I will say a few words here about our experience in a nearby field, 14 of us (mostly hailing from elsewhere), on lawn chairs, … Continue reading

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