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Journaling conceptual design trends, mostly as "stream of consciousness" as encouragement. Environmental resolve will teach us peace. Paradox mediation provides the next healthy attitude.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Good Guide

My old man's still playing guitar at age ninety. "The Roof Raisers" exemplify his expression of social harmony as a careful observer of humanity. Healthy attitudes developed from a New Deal optimism that allowed conscientious objection (to inhumanity,) he used his childhood education from institutional rhythms to community care centers to support self-motivators. Even in retirement he shared recreational lapidary interests with enthusiasm. Bridge is only one of the many regular games that keeps his head even with his appreciating heart.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Liberal Conservatism

As contributors to Revolutionary steps from monarchy I will consider Adam Smith and Thomas Hobbes.
Beginning the third paragraph of the fifth chapter of The Wealth of Nation, Adam Smith writes, "Wealth, as Mr. Hobbes says, is power."
Thomas Hobbes, in Leviathan, continues, "Also riches joined with liberality is Power, because it procureth friends and servants, without liberality not so, because in this case they defend not but expose men to envy as prey."

So here is where I insert the need to contend only defense is conservative to which any aggression added becomes liberality. The acquiring of any defenses beyond self is aggression, thus liberal. Spending more than you have is liberal. Debt can never be conservative, so no banks can operate conservatively.

Is this where conservative purists developed pathological denial of the need to share equal and opposite realism as stated in "Golden Rule" formations? The value of criticism as a punitive tool will create costs that hide behind denial and undermine the honesty in balanced existence. This is how contentment gets confused with the happiness that depends on experiencing frustration for comparison measurement.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Make America a family.

As a conceptual artist, I believe a message can be designed to get the point across that I have "no confidence" in this system (that limits my voice to their vote.) The use of polling has become their confidence game. Remember when support was more than just financing?
What if we all wrote in Michele Obama to demonstrate support for the care-giver? Could this make the President be more aware of family concerns? Could she represent the shift from status quo to truly human considerations? How can we trust that he understands health if he smokes? Her role as observer now needs the chance to ask the tough questions.
How can the non-existent (future) be responsible for $14 trillion in mis-managenent? In mathematical terms doesn't that mean the deficit is non-existent? The need for every American to spend their $40 Thousand portion is the only way to save the economy. We need the well & fair state that only the mother figure can provide as care-giver.
Wealth has become the obvious symptom of obsessive compulsion disorder that the hoarders won't use reasonably. The indulgence of a few has destroyed the whole playground so that we must remove their bullying influence.
We need to keep the Obama legal team in place for no other reason than he tried so hard to shift debate to dialog! How hard is it to agree on that?