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Facing the New Year and Beyond

Many people write New Year’s letters or ponder the coming year. Below are quotes and excerpts from such a New Year’s letter, written by Richard K. Moore:

Of course there is a class war, but it’s my class, the rich class, that is waging the war, and we’re winning.
— Warren Buffet

The illusion of freedom will continue as long as it’s profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, pull back the curtains, and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theater. — Frank Zappa

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Single-Eyed Vision

chakra2ThirdEye cropd (468 x 220)By Robert C. Koehler
Tribune Media Services

“What is seen with one eye has no depth.”

I’m thinking, as I ponder the wisdom of Ursula LeGuin, that American culture is at the end of what it can accomplish with its single-eyed vision. For all our material progress, for all our ability to dominate just about anything or anyone we encounter — this is our history, our manifest destiny — things are falling apart in every sector of society.

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