The seemingly accelerated pace of sensory bombardment – often voluntary e.g. social media – can’t feel other than bright and relevant. Zeitgeist has always been important. It is only recently, however, it’s become a disconnect, exclusive unto itself. Being contemporary is good and essential as catalyst for “what next?” asRead More

Clare Booth Luce – feminist, staunch opponent of Bible misogyny. Interesting the way her entry in Wikipedia whitewashes her feminism off the map. Ironic that one of the contemporary advocates of Luce as an antiestablishment pioneer was conservative William F Buckley. YouTube: Firing Line with Norman Mailer, another with JackRead More

Feeling proud to be a certain nationality is bullshit as it’s cheap appropriation of the achievements of others – just by dint of shared geography and ethnicity. It’s not only standing on the shoulders of giants but telling the world you’re proud how tall you are. Hard to comment onRead More