Tuesday, November 17, 2015


He is the archetype of the intellectual in power, starting out by spouting high-sounding ideals and ending up with baskets of heads and blood in the streets.

I am an intellectual and have zero power, despite my Totally Awesome White Male Privilege.

But if, in my fantasy, I were Consul for Life in the post-American Commonwealth, there would be rivers of blood. And it would be no accident.

That makes me a Mindful Intellectual, a Conscious Tyrant.

In my dreams.


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