“Alternate” Traditions in Marginalized (or Colonized) Groups

The notion of inheriting another tradition within a marginalized group is misunderstood if it is seen as an “alternate tradition” in some substantial manner. The traditions of the marginalized group are impossible to inherit in any direct sense, what is inherited is both an understanding that there was a different tradition, and that it became… Continue reading “Alternate” Traditions in Marginalized (or Colonized) Groups

What if the Financial System Collapsed? A Thought Experiment …

This isn’t an attempt at fear mongering or some #tinfoil prediction, since I don’t think the financial system will fall apart, at least not in the near term.  Or more accurately, if it does, governments will do anything at all, however stupid, to prop it back up.  And given how terrifying the notion that it… Continue reading What if the Financial System Collapsed? A Thought Experiment …