This book has grown; not as a sequel; but from the same roots. It embodies my decision to be more confrontational – and my beliefs of human worth, and worth of creativity and independent thought.
In some ways; this book gives graphical life to the documentary evidence set down in “Tompkins County and Tammany Hall”; but it also is more open to solution and love than a recounting of the past, even an impassioned one, can be.
To those who say; “How dare you claim that we are doing evil” – I reply: “How dare you do what you are doing; and claim otherwise.”
“All Roads Lead to Cornithaca”: another Satirical – Teaching – Thinking – Investigative – Activity – Game – Puzzle – Poem – Essay – Troublesome – Inspiring – Non-Conforming – Ranting – Embarrassing – Inexcusable – book.
If someone were to ask you to do something; if there were even the smallest chance of it injuring your child – you would say; “No, I won’t gamble with the life of my child.” But when technologies inherently risk all life on earth – you are willing to take that small chance; for a small benefit.
If words like “Extinction,” and “Apocalypse” are written too big for anything but videogames and movies: you need to step back a bit.
We now have the power to do incalculable things — and we have authorities who are eager to use that power.
Government isn’t impersonal; it’s personal. It’s a matter of life and death. . . January 15, 2022.
“Faster than a spending bureaucrat! More powerful than a lobby! Able to leap ethical barriers in a single bound! • (“Look! Up in the sky!” “It’s a Law!” “It’s a Mandate!” “It’s The Greater Good!”) • Yes, it’s The Greater Good… strange concept from an autocratic viewpoint, who came to our society with powers and abilities far beyond those given by the Constitution! The Greater Good… who can change the course of ethical guidelines, bend principles in his bare hands! And who, disguised as Equitable Policy, mild-mannered proponent for a Great Dictatorship, fights a never-ending battle against truth, justice, and the American people! • Is there a “kryptonite”? Yes, knowledge. Full Disclosure • Full Exposure of our government’s policies and statistics will change a Greater Good Dictatorship into a good for all democracy.