Monday 29th of May 2017

Gus Leonisky's blog

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the usefulness of knowing some useless things...

useless...

This is the beginning sentences of an article written in... 1939, by Abraham Flexner. It has enormous resonance with what is happening in the world today. Some of the useless things with do have gone into the area of the inane, but by and large we still seek beauty and contentment, despite the shit our leaders throw at us via their petty ideas designed to enrich the rich and fiddle with your poor innards to make sure you're in pain. For these morons, sadists and sociopath, leading means inflicting pain to make you react and become a slave of their intent.

 

on the edge of the cliff...

mutually assured destruction.....

Today we are studying international politics from the edge of a cliff... This was a way for Thomas Crombie Schelling to express the dynamics of mutual assured destruction via his game theory. Schelling had many strings to his bow, including understanding racial problems from a focal point, a tacit communication and cooperative point of view. 

 

only fifty years ago...

referendum

"This is a long process we've set up now … with people putting up their hands up today and were chosen, we've got a very large working group that will continue to work on this process for the next while," she said.

donald strangelove

strangelove

Adapted fiction from the New Yorker (this is a bad Gus spoof -- though a frightening possibility)

 

preparing the revolution...

assuming...

Assuming Boycott

RESISTANCE, AGENCY, AND CULTURAL PRODUCTION


star truck...

 

beam me up...

If Australian UFO enthusiasts hope to retain government money, they may need more proof of terrestrial activity.

some journals are stirring the possum... but donald will hang on till the bitter end, 2020... I could be wrong.

 

a penny for your pence...

Not since the release of the Access Hollywood tape, in which Donald Trump bragged about groping women by the genitals, have some conservatives thought so seriously, if a bit wistfully, about two words: President Pence.

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