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.
When an Industrial Farming business moved into a nearby town, and its farming practices seriously injured neighbors [including brain damage in one child and an infection that necessitated the removal of all the eyelids in an adult] they were legally protected from any wrongdoing by an agricultural “Permit Shield.” • Anything that would expose a threat to health, or reveal the subordinate position neighboring rural families are put into as the result of Agricultural Law is NEVER disclosed to prospective buyers or the general public. New York State’s fraudulent Ag Disclosure statement is a tool of Urban Colonialism. • The conduct surrounding the formulation and use of this “Ag Disclosure” statement is one of the topics that receives documented exposure in the upcoming “Tompkins County and Tammany Hall” book.