McCain—Simpson?

John McCain, and Homer Simpson— ever seen’em together? Think about it. LOS ANGELES— Astute observers have pointed to John McCain’s four-digit, yellow “cartoon hands” as a dead give-away that current Republican front-runner McCain is, in fact, Homer Simpson of the long-running telewision series.  Others point to his recent campaign promises of fewer jobs and more war for America as unmistakable …

Telewision

“They’re just people, they watch telewision.” —Chris Matthews, of the Kennedy’s, endorsing Barack Obama YOU KNOW YOU LIVE IN A GREAT COUNTRY when a hairballing wanna-be-wag with a speech impediment can get a job addressing millions of people through television without having to blow a network executive.  Betchew a dowwar he doesn’t get canned anytime soon either.  That’s powitics.

Forbidden Planet: Meditations on the Exfoliation of Bush’s Id.

IN THE FUTURE, presidential candidates should be required to file psycho-environmental impact statements on the potential harm their damaged psyches can inflict upon the rest of us. In W.J. Stuart’s classic si-fi novel Forbidden Planet (loosely based on Shakepeare’s The Tempest and later a 1956 movie), a rescue mission is sent to find out what happened to the crew of …

Is Obama Really Black?

Tammy Johnson of RaceWire writes: Barack Obama “. . . is not a scary black man. He won’t make white people confront racial inequities, deal with issues of privilege or the structural racism that undergirds this country.” With Hillary’s injection of Dr. Martin Luther King smack dab in the middle of presidential politics, it’s entirely fitting to note that Dr. …

Secular Science: As Backward As Fundamentalist Religion

The emerging mantra of the secular man-in-the-street is that ALL religious views are dangerous, not just the extreme ones.   The supposedly enlightened-by-science secular tools of modern arrogance and stupidity, are a lethal brew every bit as backward as antiquated fundamentalist religion. The arrogant assumptions of secular science and subsequently the thoughtless secularism of the man in the street pretend …

Understanding Revelation Part II

Evolutionary religion— the various religions of man— first provides the assurance of faith, and eventually the confirmation of conscience. The next, and progressive phase of the experience of religion, has to do with continuous spiritual growth— achieving an increasingly higher spiritual state. Revelatory religion provides the assurance of faith, plus the truth of a living experience in the realities of …

Understanding Revelation Part I

IN THE NORMAL CIRCUMSTANCES of a more typical evolutionary world, what is related here would be nothing you hadn’t already heard before; much less, controversial. But our world is anything but normal. Here, there is more or less abject confusion and ignorance of true cosmology, the ways and means of a universe of Spirit. As it is, the very idea …