Category Archives: America Ungovernable

That Slow Fade to Black

Sunday, April 22 – and the June Gloom arrives in Los Angeles a few months early – that all day marine layer of light fog with three or four minutes of watery sunshine breaking through in late afternoon, followed by … Continue reading

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Rational and Historically Grounded Gloom

Admittedly it’s an odd problem, and no one is asking for sympathy here, but those of us with a history of clinical depression, no matter how far in the past, have a somewhat epistemological problem with social and political issues. … Continue reading

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When the God Squad Loses

Let’s stipulate that those who are religious take their religion seriously. Why else would they believe in whatever it is they believe in? You don’t pray to a hypothetical god, who may or may not exist, who is hypothetically benevolent, … Continue reading

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