Reblog: Not Left or Right but Up
Not Left or Right but Up: The “Undivine Comedy” and Our Comedy of Errors

I have been thinking so often lately of this old post. When I wrote it back in 2016, I could hardly have imagined the insanity that would befall our country in the ensuing years.  But as usual, plus ça change….

The enduring, worsening division is not surprising, but I would not have expected the incredible persistence of the Big Lie or the general inability and unwillingness of so many to engage with reality. It’s far more fundamental than a simple left/right philosophical conflict, which could be dealt with by honest communication between people of good will. More and more I find myself in despair. I still have no better solution than the one outlined here: to rise above the current appearance of hopeless and eternal warfare and operate within a higher reality...