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Creepily Close | KUNSTLER. (FULL ARTICLE)
Things that can’t go on, the prophet Herb Stein once observed, go on until they can’t. Criticality eventually bushwhacks credulity. The aggregation of rackets that American life has become is rolling over like a great groaning wounded leviathan and the rest of the world is starting to freak out at the spectacle. Instead of a revolution, we’re having a suicide party.
But don’t worry, a revolution would not be far behind. My guess is that it would kick off as generational rather than regional or factional, but it would eventually incorporate all three. A generation already swindled by the college loan racket must be chafing at the bureaucratic nightmare that ObamaCare instantly turned into at its roll-out, with a website that wouldn’t let anyone log in. Isn’t technology wonderful? I wonder when the “magic moment” will come when all those unemployed millennials join a Twitter injunction to just stop paying back their loans. If that particular message went out during this month’s government food fight, it would do more than just get the attention of a few politicians. It would crash the banks and snap the links in every chain of obligation holding the fiasco of globalism together….
- Kunstler: Returning to the ‘Real’ (peakoil.com)
- Paradigm Blindness | KUNSTLER (olduvaiblog.wordpress.com)
- KunstlerCast 248 – JHK visits the Farmers’ Market (businessinsider.com)
- KunstlerCast 247 – JHK Yaks with New Urbanist Andres Duany (businessinsider.com)