Category Archives: civilization

Prayer for Salem

/ Justice / The nun prays for forgiveness, the general prays for victory, the little girl prays for a pony. I pray for God’s judgment. But I want it to be God’s judgment: I want to see and hear God … Continue reading

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Who Owns What?

/ Property / Whoops, my mistake. I just scribbled something, forget that I already had a post on a similar subject with the identical title. So, I read this one into that one. Property Menu

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Pot Law

/ Law / Driving up to Sugarloaf for a Saturday’s skiing in 1968 I had three skier-students hitching along. I was pleased to believe at first that their freedom of conversation before me meant that they recognized me as a … Continue reading

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Organized Money

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Order / Civilization / Institutions / Organized Money: the default force in American life George Packer: The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, 2013 The … Continue reading

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WTC Memories

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Civilization / @ K. 2001 This reminiscence isn’t about terrorism per se or any politics in particular. I just had a thought about the World Trade Center and … Continue reading

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War on Terrorism

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Civilization / What sort of man would wish to murder the president of another land? None but a barbarian. A man with a bone in his hair. The … Continue reading

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Disenfranchised

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Civilization / @ K. 2001 10 16 Terrorism: Politics of The Disenfranchised We’re supposed to be a democracy. We’re supposed to have freedom of worship. We’re supposed to … Continue reading

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IMF, World Bank

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Society / Civilization / Terror / @ K. 2001 09 13 IMF’S FOUR STEPS TO DAMNATION London Observer, April 29, 2001 How crises, failures, and suffering … Continue reading

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Mixing Economies

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Civilization / “My family has never engaged in trade,” said Lev, cracking everyone up. You had to know this drunkard Commie Jew, the only Commie I’ve ever known … Continue reading

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Addicted to Civilization

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Civilization / @ K. 2004 March Worrying about capitalism versus communism is like a smoker worrying between whether his cigarettes are rolled by hand or by machine. Worrying … Continue reading

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