Weekly Hubris Essay, September 2017

My September 2017 column for the Weekly Hubris has been posted. It’s here.   Unless I find someone to book for me, all future tours must be fully funded and organized by the host(s). If you’d like to book for me, please let me know via email: guy.r.mcpherson@gmail.com I’ve launched a video series that airs …

Radio Interview with Dougie the Abolitionist

I was interviewed by Dougie the Abolitionist for live radio in Atlanta, Georgia on 26 August 2017. The result can be heard in the final 20 minutes of the file embedded here. It will be archived Monday, 28 August 2017 for about a month at http://VOICESOFDISSENT.ORG   I’ve launched a video series that airs now …

I’m Mostly Done

There’s a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. Mostly dead is slightly alive. With all dead, well, with all dead there’s usually only one thing you can do. … Go through his clothes and look for loose change. ~ Miracle Max, played by Billy Crystal in The Princess Bride   At the very …

Open Eyes Radio Interview

I was interviewed by Ira Robinson for Open Eyes Radio on 25 August 2017. The result is embedded below and fully described here.   I’ve launched a video series that airs now and then. Catch all released episodes of the Guy, Fawkes, and Jamen show here. I’ve received recent requests for a workshop focused on …

Peace on Earth

After ages during which the earth produced harmless trilobites and butterflies, evolution progressed to the point at which it generated Neros, Genghis Khans, and Hitlers. This, however, is a passing nightmare; in time the earth will become again incapable of supporting life, and peace will return. ~ Bertrand Russell   Russell’s quote from 1950 preceded …

Everybody Turns

At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality. ~ Ernesto “Che” Guevara   Well, at least nearly everybody turns. As with a relationship in decline, with friends who say, “we …

Mann Up

If you lay with a scorpion, don’t be surprised when it finally stings you ~ DaShanne Stokes   As if I didn’t see that one coming. I’ve been uninvited, with prejudice, from the panel on which I was asked to serve at 2017 annual meeting of the American Geological Society. Chalk up another one for …