Do you remember ever playing Connect Four? I always found it pretty satisfying to connect up a line of four discs – it was a little “A-ha!” moment. I’m a sore loser though. As a kid, I’d get angry if I saw my opponent’s discs suddenly fall into a neat line of four. So it was this morning I realised four things have neatly lined up against us regular people. And I found I’m still a sore loser.
The great Gil Scott-Heron has died but his revolutionary spirit lives on. And so does his influence.
A friend of mine sent me this video – I enjoyed it and think it’s pretty relevant to our journey to another world. It also provides an excellent excuse for why I dance like an idiot at any opportunity.
No one or no thing is coming to save us. No force of historical necessity, no interventionist God or alien race. We must look inwards and find the necessary strength and resolve to fight for a just world. If we don’t, we face a common ruin. Continue reading “May Day, May Day, May Day”