Monthly Archives: August 2019

Barry’s Blog # 290: Why Are Americans So Freaking Crazy? Part Nine of Nine

Do I really want to be integrated into a burning house?” – James Baldwin You cannot dismantle the master’s house with the master’s tools. – Audre Lorde If our religion is based on salvation, our chief emotions will be fear … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 289: Why Are Americans So Freaking Crazy? Part Eight of Nine

We have no tradition of shamanism…of journeying into these mental worlds. We are terrified of madness. We fear it because the Western mind is a house of cards, and the people who built that house of cards know that, and … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 288: Why Are Americans So Freaking Crazy? Part Seven of Nine

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. – Jiddu Krishnamurti  …divide us those in darkness from the ones who walk in light… – Kurt Weill The price of hating other human beings is … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 287: Why Are Americans So Freaking Crazy? Part Six of Nine

As long as we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord. – Increase Mather Don’t blame Wall Street; don’t blame the big banks. If you don’t have a job, and you’re not rich, blame yourself. … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 286: Why Are Americans So Freaking Crazy? Part Five of Nine

A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do—namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 285: Why Are Americans So Freaking Crazy? Part Four of Nine

Every person you meet should be regarded as one of the walking wounded. We have never seen a man or woman not slightly deranged by either anxiety or grief. We have never seen a totally sane human being. – Robert Anton Wilson … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 284: Why Are Americans So Freaking Crazy? Part Three of Nine

We are the United States of Amnesia, which is encouraged by a media that has no desire to tell us the truth about anything, serving their corporate masters who have other plans to dominate us. – Gore Vidal We’ll know … Continue reading

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