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Energy Addiction

Among his typically excellent essays, Curtis over at CSTF has recently posted another gem that I meant to link to earlier. Drawing upon Ivan Illich’s writing on energy and equity, Curt ponders our Addiction to Energy. Highly recommended.

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This entry was posted on 18 February, 2007 by in Empire, War and Terror, Energy and Resources, International Relations, Iraq, Oil, Race, US Foreign Policy, USA.

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"


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