To the Point

There comes a time in every epoch when pragmatism simply evolves into extreme acquiescence and surrender to the forces of apathy and do-nothingness, a guarantor of the status quo in all of its easy, democratic criminality--its fortress of greed. You could line up all the pols in the U.S. in a straight row and examine them head to toe and not find a single man or woman capable of admitting, never mind ending, the corruption of their vocation--Buddy Dooley

Friday, November 8, 2013


(Gurubhaktulakonda Buddhist Monastery, Ramateertham, India)

Buddy Dooley weighs-in on his sudden interest in monastic living after last night's Oregon loss to Stanford.

Here, amid the ruins, Dooley might live a quiet, contemplative life free of the excesses of American football.

Avoiding the sporting appeal of cricket would be the subsequent challenge.


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