“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Friday, December 21, 2012

Guns and the Decline of the Young Man

A Princeton professor pens this for Simon Crichley's place at NYT.

I like to try to jump to a systems interpretation of such things as soon as I can. If only because when I mentioned that we were all in some sense responsible for Michael Jackson's death (top of the pops is a toxic place) the most conservative guy in my class snorted derisively.

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