Given the importance of Passover, to the world ethos, that seminal moment of emancipation, it is bitterly ironic, that the message contained in the Bible, rather than having been a blessing, has more often been a tool for brow-beating, and domination by abusive masters called “churches.” … Read More Theology | Emancipation
America, (even as a group of 13 colonies) has always been an experiment in #Capitalism. Each of those projects to colonize a part of North America’s Eastern edge—whether ostensibly for religious purposes of not—was funded as a speculative collaboration between the merchant class and monarchy. … Read More Opinion | The Second American Revolution
Even if every politician in America had complete integrity and were a paragon of honesty, politics would be messy — because human life is messy…… Read More Re-Tweets | The Messy Business of Politics
It’s a Goog, Goog, Googley World ©2022 by Vernon Miles Kerr and VernonMilesKerr.com #FirstCuppaJoe for May 19 (thread) We like to bitch about Google because it’s’owned by a huge mega-corp. But when —ever— in world history has the combined knowledge of humanity been available to such an amazing percetage of the Earth’s population — at… Read More Re-Tweets | It’s a Goog, Goog, Googley World
Evil vs Good (c) 2022 by Vernon Miles Kerr and VernonMilesKerr.com #FirstCuppaJoe for May 15 (thread) Was there ever any good from Hitler’s rise? If he hadn’t caused all that trouble in Europe, I and all the other war-babies and boomers wouldn’t exist. Pre-Pearl Harbor, my mom (AL) and dad (OK) met in L.A. because… Read More Re-tweets | Evil vs Good
American Colonies, once the rebellion was over, were essentially 13 unique, countries. In order to form a larger .
country from that mélange, each had to give up some of its inate sovereignty. This is a very hard thing to do.… Read More Re-Tweets | America’s Built-in Tension
“Atheists don’t waste a lot of time with the ‘God thing.’ Maybe that’s the advantage of ideology. All matters in the relevant subject are settled firmly, thus freeing the mind for other concerns. “… Read More Re-Tweets | Genesis Redux