Signs of My Time 10.30.10

A compilation of signs observed at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington, D.C. on 10.30.10. (3:00) As of 14 Nov 2020, this video is temporarily unavailable due to webhost migration. Please check back soon.

Changing Thinking

Changing Thinking (Reaction to Ivan Illich’s Deschooling Society) After reading the first chapter of Ivan Illich’s Deschooling Society, I felt something like a cheerleader rooting for the home team. With no significant exceptions, I agreed with his characterizations about problematic schools created by and perpetuated within by a problematic society (thinking about the U.S. specifically). …

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A Fence Sieve Language

(Published in the July 2007 edition of ETC: A Review of General Semantics, Volume 64 No. 3) A culture cannot be discriminatingly accepted, much less be modified, except by persons who have seen through it—by persons who have cut holes in the confining stockade of verbalized symbols and so are able to look at the …

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