Archive for 2002

Vapor Trails

June 1st, 2002 / Music / Comments Off on Vapor Trails

Vapor Trails was one of the most anticipated Rush releases ever. It is the Canadian trio's first album since "Test for Echo" (1996). ...

Feel the Burn

June 1st, 2002 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on Feel the Burn

The Earth is heating up. It's in the state-sized chunks of ice detaching themselves from our polar caps. It's in the nuclear weapons of Pakistan and India that could soon ...

Religious Insanity Files

June 1st, 2002 / Religion / Comments Off on Religious Insanity Files

SAUDI "VICE SQUAD" TARGETS 'NON-REGULATION' WOMEN'S CLOAKS - Factories producing cloaks that do not conform to strict religious rules can be shut down and the cloaks burned. Violations include sequins, ...

Views on the News

June 1st, 2002 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on Views on the News

CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY PASSES GLOBAL WARMING BILL - As goes California, so goes the nation. This has been true with catalytic converters and a lot of other government mandated anti-pollution technology. ...

Betrayal Part 3 (of 3)

April 1st, 2002 / Psychology / 11 comments

by James Hillman Continued from Part 2 I would like now to leave the question of what betrayal means to the son, the one betrayed, in order to return to another ...

9/11 - TV Review

April 1st, 2002 / Television / Comments Off on 9/11 - TV Review

Anyone who calls themselves a journalist should not have to be reminded about those terrible two words: "prior restraint." The worst form of ...

Religious Insanity Files

April 1st, 2002 / Religion / Comments Off on Religious Insanity Files

UNPRECEDENTED SEXUAL ABUSE SCANDAL ROCKS CATHOLIC CHURCH: Two words: "Celibate" priests. Raging hormones. Monumental stupidity. Pope waffles. Church jeopardized. Modernize, PLEASE!. Married priests. Gay priests. Women priests. Children safe. Trust ...

Views on the News

April 1st, 2002 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on Views on the News

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS MADNESS: Just turned my clock forward. Aren't the cycles of nature good enough? There's a natural, comforting rhythm to the progression of longer days. It's disorienting to the ...

Religious Insanity Files

March 1st, 2002 / Religion / Comments Off on Religious Insanity Files

POPE CLAIMS ABORTION WILL RESULT IN THE DOWNFALL OF DEMOCRACIES: I guess if abortion were banned, they wouldn't be democracies anyway, would they? Who is the Pope kidding? Sounds to ...

Views on the News

March 1st, 2002 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on Views on the News

ANTI-TALIBAN OFFENSIVE: U.S. forces have directly engaged the Taliban in Afghanistan once again, thermobaric bombs are falling: Needs to be done--we can expect more American casualties before this is over--count ...

Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

March 1st, 2002 / Music / 2 comments

Progressive rock has always been pigeonholed by critics and masses alike as having belonged to another time. It's been called art-rock, album rock, even lumped into that catch-all dismissal: "dinosaur ...

Road (Rage) Rules

March 1st, 2002 / Current Affairs / Comments Off on Road (Rage) Rules

Anecdotes from a road warrior in the city of angels For our own safety we assume that other drivers do not see us, and will behave in the worst way possible. ...

Betrayal Part 2 (of 3)

March 1st, 2002 / Psychology / Comments Off on Betrayal Part 2 (of 3)

By James Hillman Continued from Part 1 The experience of betrayal is for some as overwhelming as is jealousy or failure. For Gabriel Marcel, betrayal is evil itself. For Jean Genet, ...