Category Archives: church

Church as Co-Conspirator

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Order / Kleptocracy / @ K. by the early 2000s … in Kleptocracy In kleptocracy even the churches are built on stolen land. For my autobiographical … Continue reading

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Sebring Unity

/ Social Order / HierCon (Non-convivial Hierarchy Stories) / Church / Unity Church Scrapbook 2015 03 10 This post talks about Unitarian Pastor Andy Conyer. It’s in a section that illustrates inadequacies of actual pastors in actual churches: it’s a … Continue reading

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Two-ended Optics

HierCon / Church story & Jail story I looked into the telescope as a kid, wow. Before long the older kid had me looking into it holding it backwards: double wow. One way made something far away appear big, close … Continue reading

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Radical Catholic

When I first saw Ivan Illich’s name in print (1970, in the NYR, as author of Why We Must Abolish Schooling (first chapter of the soon to be published Deschooling Society) I thought it was a joke: somebody goofing on … Continue reading

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Catholic Confraternity

I’ve told how my sunday school teacher got nervous when I told him that I intended to study all religions of the world with a view to testing my theory that they were really the same story told with different … Continue reading

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Presbyterian Recrudescence

I title this sub-section of my church stories Presbyterian Recrudescence: I was confirmed in a Presyterian Church: many of my church memories and experiences are “Presbyterian” in some way. One post goes into what “Presbyterian” means; here I’ll say a … Continue reading

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Presbyterian pk

/ HierCon / Church / I’m narrating stories illustrating the thesis (Ivan Illich’s) (and mine) that society’s institutions militate against the Christian ideals we’re supposed to embody: that we support vertical hierarchies, authorities, secular as well as sacred, while pretending … Continue reading

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