The way to love someone
is to lightly run your finger over that person's soul
until you find a crack,
and then gently pour your love into that crack.
~Keith Miller

Monday, August 8, 2011

J ~ aka One ~ buying this one early so I can read it before it goes in your Christmas stocking ... lol.

Geek Wisdom ~ a book by Stephen H. Segal

Today, thanks to Phil Hartman's hilarious parody on "Saturday Night Live," most of us know the revelatory climax of Soylent Green as pure camp: The world's most popular new brand of food is processed from the corpses of the recent dead--a necessary evil that allows humanity to continue endlessly increasing our consumption without a care for the consequences. In 1973, that was science fiction--but how far out is it, really? No, that potato chip you're eating isn't your grandmother. But consider the clothes you wear and the screen you're staring at; they were quite possibly manufactured by children in sweatshops or migrants working in conditions we ourselves would never tolerate. Our lifestyle of comfort has been built on a foundation of systemic dehumanization; in other words, it's made out of people.

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