These minor peoples now see themselves suddenly called upon to assist the old moderns..
With the road cleared the tank began rumbling down toward us. Luis’ eyes stared at me through the hole in his mask. He put one of the rocks in my hand and said, “Fight with us.”
When growth gives way to decline, the consequences can be traced in the history of every collapsing civilization.
The cynicism of American capitalism is that it does not feel the need to be deceptive.
We stayed up all night, my friends and I, under hanging mosque lamps with domes of filigreed brass …
We have entered a bewildering landscape of economic postmodernism
There is nowhere to go, no way back, we’ve reached the end, the zero year of history, in simultaneous time.
When chaotic behavior begins to emerge in an oscillating system, that’s a sign that real trouble may be sitting on the doorstep.