I begin with a tale sure to embarrass myself, thus winning you to my cause. In 1984 I was listening to experimental music to the exclusion of all other music. Rhythms not produced by machinery were not part of my sonic diet, and songs had to mean something (or at least be mean) to gain […]
Category Archives: fascism
Trevor Blake: Eggs Are Eggs. Digital Image. Public Domain. August 2012.
American Library Association, Banned Book Week: Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information while drawing attention to the harms of censorship by […]
Here is what is to be done in the United States: Subject religious organizations to the same requirements as secular non-profit organizations: demonstrate they perform a quantifiable public good to receive tax-exempt status. Do not donate any funds, labor or resources to Islamic organizations: there are secular equivalents to any Islamic organization for those who […]
New readers: here’s my first essay on the Heretical Two, here’s my exhaustive timeline of the Heretical Two. This just in from Simon Sheppard, one of the Heretical Two: Actually there are some interesting aspects of my license conditions on that front. I have a strong suspicion that they were written by one of the […]