Civil war up, humanism down

“…the backward half-look Over the shoulder, towards the primitive terror” T.S.Eliot, The Dry Salvages These are sorrowful – and dangerous – times. We’re powerless facing the perennial Middle Eastern agonies or the build up towards Cold War 2.0; the myriad ramifications of the Pentagon’s Long War or the pauperization of the Western world’s middle classes. […]