Friday, March 13, 2009

a beautiful day in Portland

yet, I am filled with the sense that the American Dream of endless consumer delights has been a Matrix fantasy, fueled by our own eagerness to accept the illusion and the accumulated momentum of scientific and technological progress over the past 200 years (which, like a giant wave, is about to come crashing down on us surfers).

I could be wrong. Maybe we are on the cusp of a transformational wake-up.

However, considering the new Britney video, maybe not.

Still, it's Spring today, and I have no paying work to do (times are lean).

At least Jon Stewart speaks truth.

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