Over at Vice, they ask: “since copper is anti-microbial, why isn’t copper everywhere?” [vice]
I’m becoming fascinated by the current moment in history: we are heading into a genuinely unknown situation and it feels like we’re paused on the edge of something, about to slip and go careening violently down into an abyss – or, perhaps, not.
We’re going to need a social signal for people who have developed immunity the hard way.
Grab your markers kids and let’s color in some eldritch dread!
There is an article over at Salon regarding how the republicans could steal the 2020 election. Their argument (I agree with it) is that it’d be pretty easy to do and, since the republicans are now the party of “in for a dime, in for a dollar” it’s a fool’s game to expect them to play fair.
You may recall the chisels I made for lathe-working. The long carbide scraper implies bowl-turning is on my agenda, so you’re possibly wondering “where are the bowls?”
When the politics swirls and the lies are falling thick and deep, I hide in my make-work projects and wait for things to blow over.
From The Way of Chuang-Tzu, translated/assembled by Thomas Merton.
On my “todo” shelf I have a depressing pile of propaganda and bad science that I’ve been building up for almost 2 years, now. Since I started blogging here, anyhow. I felt it was important to look at some of the fundamental sources of certain ideas, to better understand them.