We live in an era of:
mapping the genome
good vs. evil
Perhaps it is time for us to stop thinking that we are making
Perhaps we are doing something wrong.
Globalization may not have been such a good idea.
The Berlin Wall fell not long before the Twin Towers.
We have no leadership.
Long-standing treaties are being broken.
New ones on global warming and the international criminal court
are not being signed.
The French have a new 35-hour work week.
Southern Africa is being decimated by AIDS.
Prisoners are being held without trial in Guantanamo Bay.
where is the media in all this?
Consolidating, merging, creating new "reality" shows
as if there is not more than enough reality to go around.
Marshall McLuhan once stated, "We are going ninety miles
per hour while looking through the rearview mirror."
Perhaps it is truer to say that "We are going at warp
speed into oblivion while those in power drive so fast that
the rest of us don't even know the name of the road we're
Columbus, of course, was wrong; the world is flat, and it
feels like we are very near the edge.
* For other thoughts, see The
New World Order.