After reading (more) about them in the @statesman,...
“Take Shelter” - Simply watching this trailer gives me chills. It’s about a guy who fears environmental collapse. Director is an Austinite. “Tabloid” - I’ll watch anything by Errol Morris (director of “The Fog of War”). It’s about a beauty queen who may or may not have kidnapped and and raped her Mormon husband. “Martha Marcy May...
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The current … ethical worldview, after having done so much for the...– Albert Schweitzer
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Perpetual labor rental is indistinguishable from slavery; especially when there...– Anon
Getting into fiction again
I just finished a book about a guy who goes insane. His entire meltdown was told as a story. Pretty brutal. It was described by one critic as “painful, almost intolerable reading”. It really is that at some points. You just feel so embarrassed for the guy. And he’s so oblivious. Madness isn’t really something he ever considers. He thinks it’s all some plot against him...