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Looking Back After The World Ignored The Truth Updated 12/6/2012

Say it's 2050 and though the roads are not as full as now, people make do with cars if they can afford it. Most others stay where they are because there is no way to cheaply go anywhere at all.

Construction has not changed but more and more of sprawl has been abandoned and more large vacated highway spaces have been chopped up into efficiency apartments.

The schools are now moving toward thirtieth worst in the world and higher education is for the wealthy only with a receding  number of scholarships based on merit.

I could go on but let me simply state my theory for the umpteenth time:

We need a totally new theory of settlements based somewhat on Alexander's "Pattern Language" modified to insist that human settlements be car free, that we live in numbers of about 5-10K in a square mile, that all elements of a city be within a single community, and so forth.

We need to generate huge new industries based on creating the modular components of the new construction. We ne…

Will Romney Flip or Flop in the Debates?

The Mitt Romney Deception:
'via Blog this'
Should Romney be a candidate He may as well avoid debate He'll have to choose to flip or flop Or stutter and prevaricate

Charles Sanders Peirce - Thinking in Threes

Stop and see reality - quatrain

Coasting along without knowing where we're goingSeems to belie all the information that's out thereAlmost as if we could see what is now showingMerely by witnessing what's in our passing stare

Charles Sanders Peirce - Thinking in Threes

Defining Abba As If One Could and Yet

The words below are a description of what I take to be realityAs Jesus suggested the One we cannot name is AbbaA scandalously familiar word to suggest that this OneIs not our enemy and that we have something to do with our own salvation on earthI say on earth advisedly because there is no reasonwhy life does not somehow continueThe One cannot be defined But as we prove out the Way of Abbaand commune with Abba withinand honor Abba's values of tolerance democracyhelpfulness and non-idolatrywe can say the followingwith confidence

Charles Sanders Peirce - Thinking in Threes