Saturday, August 27, 2011


The chains that bind are made of bits and bytes of meaningless data.


Sunday, August 21, 2011


Taboos are broken by the bored.

Sunday, August 14, 2011


Until the false populist dries, its slime is always slippery.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Past It

Q: When something edible is "past it," it is rightfully discarded.  Why is this not true of systems?

A: Vested interests want you to eat shit.

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Elite Support

1. Excepting Maoists*, contingent on their preservation, revolutions cannot succeed without elite** support.

2. After the celebration settles, fundamentally very little has changed. (As if.)

3. Thus the purge follows.***

4. The old way actually looks better.

5. Repeat.

* And who wants that?  (Peasants.)
** But not necessarily the same elite.
*** And who wants that? (Fanatics.)
**** And who wants that? (non-Fanatics.)

Monday, August 08, 2011

Stating the Obvious

Stating the obvious is often a destabilizing force greater than any actual event.

Saturday, August 06, 2011

Hard Landings

Hard landings usually occur when someone is not paying attention and/or doing their job.  Sound familiar?

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Knock Down

If you are going to knock something down, be sure to get out of the way.