Daily Archives: May 2, 2018

“Now verily I tell you we will not budge until this place is ours. We will carry it by storm. Sound the charge!”

     

  Now arrived Dunois from the city, and plunged through the battle on his foam-flecked horse and galloped up to Joan, saluting, and uttering handsome compliments as he came. He waved his hand toward the distant walls of the city, where a multitude of flags were flaunting gaily in the… Read more »

May, 2018: “This year’s hottest cultural trend is none other than the humble flip phone”

     

    “Sauron was become now a sorcerer of dreadful power, master of shadows and of phantoms, foul in wisdom, cruel in strength, misshaping what he touched, twisting what he ruled, lord of werewolves; his dominion was torment.” From “The Silmarillion”, by J.R.R. Tolkien, 1977     March 13, 2013… Read more »

The folks in charge are not your friends, and are lying to you about basically everything, including McDonald’s and Coca-Cola.

     

    “Doublethink lies at the very heart of Ingsoc, since the essential act of the Party is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty.” George Orwell, from “1984”, 1949         January 30, 2018 – Five Reasons McDonald’s Is… Read more »