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I Believe

I believe in the decline and fall of Western civilization, and I believe it’s good for a laugh or two. Everyone else can spend their time pointing to the poisons that clog the arteries of the modern world; I point out that poison can be something to giggle about. All because of what I believe – that it’s funny when the center cannot hold. That it’s amusing when social institutions degrade, when civil discourse gets replaced by ubiquitous, instantly-available mobile communication. I think it’s funny when corporate spending on campaigns balloons to the point where government has been purchased wholesale, because it’s a change that can’t be undone. Once a powerful entity takes political power, that power can’t be seized back by camping out in a park and having drum circles. [pullquote]Once a powerful entity takes political power, that power can’t be seized back by camping out in a park …

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