samizdat

The World Is Full Of Stupid People

Stop me if you’ve heard this rant before.

On second thought, stop yourself if you wish to, but don’t even think about stopping me.  I’m going to keep writing; you may read or not, just as you like. (more…)

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Samizdat

(From the archives)

Some thirty-five years ago, a particularly brilliant Czechoslovakian dissident named Vaclav Havel wrote an essay entitled “Power of the Powerless”. The subject matter was a thoughtful and timely dissection of certain paradoxical behaviors required by society in order for a person to prosper under the post-totalitarian regime then in power. Unsurprisingly, the (more…)