Today’s insight into the meaning of LIFE
Insight into the meaning of LIFE (And other REAL nonsense!)
That is the truth! I used to believe that english was the universal language until I became a world traveler…now I know that corruption is the universal language. And democracy? Is that any different? Just look at the Clintons…before they went to Washington they were just yuppies. Today they are billionaire oligarchs no different from the Suharto’s and Marco’s of their day.
“Is that all there is?”
“Is that all there is, is that all there is If that’s all there is my friends, then let’s keep dancing Let’s break out the booze and have a ball If that’s all there is”
(Peggy Lee; 1969 hit written by Lieber/Stoller)
I was recently browsing thru Andrew Keen’s 2015 iconic look into the failure of the internet to live up to our expectations of creating a brave new world. But the deception goes beyond our collective disappointment: actually creating greater inequality, surreptitiously robbing us of our privacy and shamelessly coercing us into an increasingly debilitating consumer-oriented slavery. Big business , special interest groups and government collusion have taken over the internet…
“What’s going on now is just as profound, just as structurally radical and changing as the original Industrial Revolution. We’re talking now of a new Industrial evolution or a new technological revolution and we need regulation there. Otherwise you’d still have eleven-year olds working in factories.” – Andrew Keen