I was arguing about sexism in "Deep Space Nine" and it occurred to me that Dukat's sexism cannot be separated from his racism. Dukat saw himself as protecting Bajor from the worst excesses of his government and lifting its people up from a pre-warp flight civilization, but more importantly wanted the Bajorans to share his… Continue reading Deep Space Nine: Gul Dukat
By Erica Jong The poet must abolish I, Said Keats; have no identity, but as water flowing around a rock - a voice for all the unsaid waves within antenna of the deep.
A poem by Erica Jong "They conspired to paint the air knowing that art is not only a way of seeing but a way of being, a passion for the light a tenderness at heart just short of being wounded by the air, a toughness, too."
Lots of Vietnamese villages specialized in crafts for trade. This particular village outside of Hanoi specialized in making statues people could buy for decoration. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IBGF4A6
I watched "The Circle" last night. I can't explain the subtle weirdness of the ending without spoilers, but the movie as a whole gave me the impression that the evil Borg from "Star Trek" certainly could have started out as a voluntary collective consciousness. The main characters led people, step by step, happily into creating… Continue reading The Circle