Posts from ‘February, 2010’

Joe Stack’s suicide note

This was the gent who flew into the IRS building today. Sounds like a lot of frustration, and too much of a state of fear from watching/reading mainstream news: Well Mr. Big Brother IRS man… take my pound of flesh and sleep well. If you’re reading this, you’re no doubt asking yourself, “Why did this…

Angkor Wat syndrome

Recently a new article appeared on CNN about the old temple Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Archaeologists have published a new map over the area, revealing that Angkor Wat wasn’t just a temple, but once an ancient city comprised of complex infrastructure and residential housing. The overwhelming beauty of this place and the fantastic architectural skills…

Can Life Prevail? by Pentti Linkola

Can Life Prevail? by Pentti Linkola 200 pages,

Deconstructing our sense of self

A lot of what we do here at Amerika is to re-mix news articles. By changing context, we show you where the ideas discussed are applied. An idea by itself, in abstract, seems both universal and applied nowhere — an echo of our own self-perception, by which we are perceivers and only secondarily realize we…

Net neutrality: not what you think it means

As part of the progressive dumbing down of our society, we live by political “issues.” These are clever symbols for problems we need to solve. They are usually framed by whoever comes up with them first. This framing puts a spin on them so that it’s hard to disagree. When one side calls itself “pro-life,”…

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