Month: October 2017

16) Murdering terrorism

Proposition: We (that is, all of us) stop using the words “terrorist” and “terrorism” altogether. Rationale: 1) It suggests some ideological legitimacy to acts of murder, framing them as “at least coming from SOME belief system and trying to accomplish SOME goal”. And then, when they are contrasted against other acts of murder, like the…

15) Seize the Carp!!

Walking down the street, one of the last sunny fall days. The higher-pitch of a voice that has only been in use less than eleven years bounces up. “Do you….do you ever think about….?” Pause. I lean in, as this seems important. We continue walking…..leaves skittering…. “Do you ever think about how today only happens…