A quick search in the #Interwebnets provided a kickstart to this worst-post, dear worst-reader. It was originally supposed to be just another quick quote-post as I was so tickled how Hannah Arendt uses the word mob. Putting all my worst-silliness aside, though, I eventually came around to thinking about all the ways the word mob … Continue reading The Word Mob Or How Worst-Writer Learn Bout Bad-Bad
Human wickedness, if accepted by society, is changed from an act of will into an inherent, psychological quality which man cannot choose or reject but which is imposed upon him from without, and which rules him as compulsively as the drug rules the addict. -The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt I'm about three hundred and … Continue reading On Human Wickedness And Such
Source of pic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pepé_Le_Pew There you have it, dear worst-reader. #Americant cartoons. What else is there to explain to the aliens--when they finally arrive--how the human mind/intellect functions? I mean. We don't have to explain much on account, well, it ain't Star Trek and I'm sure most aliens don't speak California English. And so. … Continue reading Pepé Le Pew Or Beavis And Butthead?
“The error of those who reason by precedents drawn from antiquity, respecting the rights of man, is that they do not go far enough into antiquity. They do not go the whole way. They stop in some of the intermediate stages of an hundred or a thousand years, and produce what was then done, as … Continue reading Error Of Past Goes On And On And On And
What does it take to change the story(line), dear worst-reader? You know. Change the story so that it fits the/your narrative. As in. My beloved & missed #Americant can't quite figure out what to do with the mischief of its toddler man-children in the here and now that has become a $hitshow of greed and … Continue reading The Cuckoos Nest Flew Over The One
Source of pic: #Interwebnet screenshot It's what I'm feeling sometimes, dear worst-reader. In these Covid times. Even though I try my worst-best not to live off my emotions--you know, like my #Americant rearing dictates--these times of restrictions galore tempt me. For example. The other day I screwed up real bad via unbridled temptation. I mean. … Continue reading Covid Update: E-Bike Ride, Want Machine, Things Learned In #Eurowasteland
Source of pic: see link below. The right-wing narrative regarding the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol is an old rhetorical sleight of hand that has a long history of use by American conservatives: they call it “waving the bloody shirt.” How much are you lovin' the whammy-tool of post Jan 6, 2021 rhetoric in … Continue reading Call A Spade A Garden Tool