Monthly Archives: July 2013

Immense natural threat. (#198) –Robert M. Shelby, 7-30-13. [545 txt wds]

We humans are an ecological part of the biosphere, not apart from and above it. We are subject not only to the explicated laws of physics and economy but also to the laws of life which still remain obscure to a great many people. None of the received religions of contemporary western culture actually conceive […]

North Carolina Secedes? (#197) –Robert M. Shelby, 7-24-13. [417 txt wds]

Yes. North Carolina, with its latest legislative wave of anti-human lawmaking, secedes not from the United States, which would lead to civil war, but from civilization itself. Many millennia have been required to achieve the revered social condition of a stable and benevolent polity with economic life which bids to allow everyone equal opportunity to […]

Opening Set Minds? (#196) –Robert M. Shelby, 7-9-13. [439 txt wds]

If anything can waken Tea Party people from their retrogressive, slumberously agitated vision, stir the tired Progressive movements from their sad frustration, and pull them both together into a viable force for solving problems to really improve the nation, it may well be The Metropolitan Revolution. It centers on a new book by Bruce Katz […]