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  • John shared from Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything by F.S. Michaels
    In these early decades of the twenty-first century, the master story is economic; economic beliefs, values and assumptions are shaping how we think, feel, and act. The beliefs, values and assumptions that make up the economic story aren’t inherently right or wrong; they’re just a single perspective on the nature of reality. In a monoculture though, that single perspective becomes so engrained as the only reasonable reality that we begin to forget our other stories, and fail to see the monoculture in its totality, never mind question it. We accept it as true simply because we’ve heard its...
  • John shared from Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything by F.S. Michaels
    In these early decades of the twenty-first century, the master story is economic; economic beliefs, values and assumptions are shaping how we think, feel, and act. The beliefs, values and assumptions that make up the economic story aren’t inherently right or wrong; they’re just a single perspective on the nature of reality. In a monoculture though, that single perspective becomes so engrained as the only reasonable reality that we begin to forget our other stories, and fail to see the monoculture in its totality, never mind question it. We accept it as true simply because we’ve heard its...
  • John shared from Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
    The whole city was a monosyllabic imperative directed at Katz in his beat-up biker jacket. Saying: die.
  • John shared from Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
    The whole city was a monosyllabic imperative directed at Katz in his beat-up biker jacket. Saying: die.