The First Post In A New Series Called “Harmonious Dissonance”.

dissonancecutRichard Fernandez has penned an excellent essay titled “Vanishing Point” which features here as the first in a new series titled; Harmonious Dissonance.

Vanishing Point

Welcome to the world of forced perspective; where Eich can get pilloried for voting the wrong way on Proposition 8 and Kevin Rose can get picketed for being able to buy stuff from the people who are picketing him.  It lifts the lid on a strange world. A place where Vladimir Putin, al-Qaeda, and or asteroids from space don’t exist except as things that George Bush should have taken care of; it gives a glimpse into a universe where gas drilling is just a bad word and the armed forces a job where crazy people earn a living whenever they’re not driving pickup trucks; it provides a peek into a tableau where people actually think food comes from the store and gas comes from the gas pump and money to house everyone in the woods will come from Google’s $3 billion in spare change.

I expect professor Fernandez to be a frequent source for this series.

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