20 Jul 2012
Urgent and provocative he might be, but is he "Wise and Compelling"?
20 Jul 2012
Ex Ungue Liar*
Or: Dishonorable Menchu
I've never met J. Malcolm Garcia but I'd love share my own powerful and lyrical fictional non-fiction over three cups of tea and - who knows? -perhaps found a - tee-hee - Menchu dynasty. I'd love even more to put my beliefs into action in the United States, but I'm afraid of becoming a "pen" (geddit?) pal, spending my final days writing ala another Garcia or another Maya or Mayan, "I Know Why The Caged Stool Pigeon Sings," or "One Hundred Years Of Soledad."
Sucking The Energy Out Of
The Lebensraum For La Raza,
cc Greg "Mort" Mortenson
Tags: Ex ungue Lenin, Socialist Darwinism, man's nature: red in belief, tooth and claw, "Is 'ungue' like an unguent or balm or did I just dream that?" said Gunnar Myrrhdal while citing the Parable of the Talons as Lex Luthor Talionis in Monty Python's Life of Vidkun, ernste mensch Mortenson thanks Rigoberta for the mention, but she says, "Don't Menchu it," Adolphe Menjou says "Don't mention Menchu's mustache," Adolf "Hilter" says "Don't mention mine to the English," Jim Carrey, star of *Liar, Liar and The Mask, says, "Don't mention Cuban Pete, Mustache Pete or Pakistan" (ht to HF)
21 Jul 2012
Empathy might be a useful word if it were used to mean understanding how another feels, but without any connotation of well-wishing or benevolence. A bit like the old-fashioned sensibility perhaps.