Daily Archives: May 14, 2003

DANGEROUS MEME #3: ADVICE FOR ADVANCING RADICAL IDEAS

From Daniel Quinn, Beyond Civilization : People will listen when they’re ready to listen and not before. Probably, once upon a time, you weren’t ready to listen to an idea than now seems to you obvious, even urgent. Let people … Continue reading

Posted in Preparing for Civilization's End | 3 Comments

WHEN IS SUICIDE ‘JUSTIFIED’: A RANT

I‘m really annoyed. I just finished reading a review by Salon’s Laura Miller of Lisa Lieberman’s book Leaving You: The Cultural Meaning of Suicide. And I’m really pissed. I mean, where do these people get off moralizing about when suicide … Continue reading

Posted in Our Culture / Ourselves | 9 Comments