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.
Democracy is not about taking, and it’s not about using — that’s why Democracy, along with reciprocity, is a concept that has no place in modern doctrine. • Modern doctrine is not a dialogue; it’s a monologue — and harmony requires more than one voice. It’s not about love and equality; it’s about hate and entitlement. • The alien race in Forbidden Planet became extinct because their unconscious minds were able to express any thought or desire with unstoppable power. • The “If you’ve got an itch; scratch it – if you’ve got an appetite; feed it” attitude that underlays today’s new world, sugar coated image is just as dangerous. • There are some experts who think that humans may be extinct by the end of the century — we seem to be on a pretty direct road. If you stick your head in the sand; you’re exposing your ass.