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

Thursday, April 6, 2017

From Russia, With Love

How dreadfully depressing life has become in almost all of the Western cities! How awful and sad.--AV

Essay of the day, by the author of several intriguing works.

I'm reminded of H. Miller's The Air-Conditioned Nightmare, a not unpleasant reaction.


TS

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