This book has grown; not as a sequel; but from the same roots. It embodies my decision to be more confrontational – and my beliefs of human worth, and worth of creativity and independent thought.
In some ways; this book gives graphical life to the documentary evidence set down in “Tompkins County and Tammany Hall”; but it also is more open to solution and love than a recounting of the past, even an impassioned one, can be.
To those who say; “How dare you claim that we are doing evil” – I reply: “How dare you do what you are doing; and claim otherwise.”
“All Roads Lead to Cornithaca”: another Satirical – Teaching – Thinking – Investigative – Activity – Game – Puzzle – Poem – Essay – Troublesome – Inspiring – Non-Conforming – Ranting – Embarrassing – Inexcusable – book.
If someone were to ask you to do something; if there were even the smallest chance of it injuring your child – you would say; “No, I won’t gamble with the life of my child.” But when technologies inherently risk all life on earth – you are willing to take that small chance; for a small benefit.
If words like “Extinction,” and “Apocalypse” are written too big for anything but videogames and movies: you need to step back a bit.
We now have the power to do incalculable things — and we have authorities who are eager to use that power.
Government isn’t impersonal; it’s personal. It’s a matter of life and death. . . January 15, 2022.
COVID-20.21 The old folks did the dying; but ethnicity did the crying. They were “going to die soon anyway” – “it’s culling the herd” – “it’s the nursing homes” – “they’re wallets” – “it’s due to pre-existing conditions” – it’s politics without ethics or compassion; anything to minimize it and rationalize it — it’s not who dies; it’s what you’re worth in our eyes. • Need vaccine? Fill out the form. Are you an Easter Islander? No? Then just mark “white.” Check the box if you’re “someone who has a sexual fetish for dolls that were made between 1903 and 1908” – it’s good to see we have our priorities straight; as we’re spinning down the YouTubes to an all-chomping reality that doesn’t give a shit.