BEHIND THE BULLET: A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON GUN VIOLENCE

BEHIND THE BULLET

Says director Heidi Yewman: “I feel there’s a false narrative to the effect that you can be the good guy with a gun and save the day killing a ‘bad guy’ with your gun. In the film, Kevin shows very clearly that you don’t just kill someone who’s threatened you or your family, and move on with your day and your life. A moral injury occurs.”

ON NOISE, PART II

FLOWERING TREE

“The more unintelligent a man is, the less mysterious existence seems to him.” –Arthur Schopenhauer Also, Schopenhauer argued, the higher your tolerance for noise, the lower your intelligence. Piggybacking on my post of last week–because stupid people don’t think. Plus how would you like to live in this Manhattan neighborhood? Where Rich Neighbors Are Digging […]

WE DREAM OF PEACE

HUNTINGTON GARDENS

“The logic of power demand[s] that triggers be pulled. It has no room for humanistic concerns and for the reasons of the heart. And how shall one solve this problem? How see that the killing goes on, without inner resistance, without “negative emotional reactions,” without a guilty conscience? How transform a painful experience into a […]