Here’s my picks
The Sick Social Darwinism Driving Modern Republicans
As a country, we’ve rejected the notion that each of us is on his or her own in a competitive contest for survival. Republicans want to bring Social Darwinism back.
Love and Family: The Darwinism Of Modern-Day Marriage
Increasingly Western homes won’t be run by the alpha wolf they’ll be run by the queen bee.
The Death of Philip K. Dick and the Birth of Cyberpunk
If I say that Phil Dick is not really dead, then this is what I mean: He was such a powerful writer that his works exercise a sort of hypnotic force. Many of us have been Phil Dick for brief flashes, and these flashes will continue as long as there are readers.
Naomi Klein: Addicted To Risk
Watch Naomi Klein’s amazing TEDTalk on our addiction to risk and its consequences.
DYING, THE END GAME, Part Fourteen: The Quality of Life
Death comes to all of us, often sooner than we think it will. We are hostage to a brutal medical system because we are in cultural denial about death. That system denies us the spiritual and emotional journey that is dying.