Katy Perry shows us America. We should listen to her.

Summary: The new music video by Katy Perry provides a warning and a call to action for America. Looking deeper, it reveals much about America. The video deserves attention as entertainment, as art, and as a mirror in which we can more clearly see ourselves. Below is the video, followed by analysis.   https://youtu.be/Um7pMggPnug   … Continue reading Katy Perry shows us America. We should listen to her.

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The Wall Street “Fearless Girl” teaches us why we are so weak

Wall Street bull vs. little girl statue

Summary: The statue of the Fearless Girl vs. the Wall Street bull gets rave reviews, ignoring the false and foolish lesson it teaches girls. It depicts a delusion rooted in our history which has bloomed and now dominates our myths and actions. “People need stories, more than bread, itself. They teach us how to live, and why. …Stories … Continue reading The Wall Street “Fearless Girl” teaches us why we are so weak

Dreams of apocalypses show the brotherhood of America’s Left & Right

Summary: Left and Right in America are in many ways mirror images of each other, as many posts here have shown. No surprise, since we're all Americans. If we recognize this, perhaps we can better communicate with each other, and perhaps even work together better.  {1st of 2 posts today.}   Left and Right share … Continue reading Dreams of apocalypses show the brotherhood of America’s Left & Right