Posts Tagged ‘zeitgeist’
Only a politician could say, with complete earnestness, that he or she agrees with and generally supports the very people he or she has just dispatched armed riot police to attack and disperse by surprise in the middle of the night. Apparently the Occupy Wall Street bases were attempting to provide food and shelter, as [...]
You can pick your leaders, you can choose the crowds you mingle in. And when people all around you laugh and cheer at how our system kills the poor and the sick, you might ask yourself what you are doing with them.
A clock stopped a hundred years ago, transfixed in the power of an explosion. Now, with dead hands, it points the whole city towards that memory. Everywhere, reminders are etched in place. In the back of a stone house we find a crack in the window. A plaque beneath it commemorates the hour and minute [...]