Letters To Earth

Ideology and Idiotology

I have concluded that we do not have an ideology, we have an idiotology. Ideology is defined as:  "A system of ideas and ideals, especially one that forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy.." According to Louis Althusser, ideology "can be described as a set of conscious and un...

The Inconsistent American Consciousness

It bothers me that the consciousness of Americans is so shattered that almost no one recognizes the schizophrenic nature of their thinking. Exactly what do I mean by “schizophrenic nature of their thinking?” I mean the way people embrace a variety of issues without realizing that these issues rep...

Life and Death #4 - Witnesses

April 26, 2010 One year ago, I was drowning in death. My younger brother, my favorite cow, my dog, and my beloved cat – all died within a few weeks of one another. Coming so close on the heels of losing my marriage, it made for a tough time. A few months after that, the electric company came an...