- Emerging evidence from the Boston Marathon bombings suggests the brutal attack on innocent civilians was motivated by the fury of two brothers against overseas crimes of the U.S. government. In that, the martial-law lockdown of Boston may be a glimpse at the future to come, says Phil Rockstroh.
- “Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” ― Søren Kierkegaard
Phil Rockstroh, Consortium News
April 26, 2013 | Life, as lived, moment to moment, in the corporate/consumer state, involves moving between states of tedium, stress, and swoons of mass media and consumer distraction. Therein, one spends a large portion of one’s economically beleaguered life attempting to make ends meet and not go mad from the pressure and the boredom.
Where does a nebulous concept such as freedom even enter the picture, except to be a harbinger of an unfocused sense of unease … that all too many look to authority to banish? Finding a balance between anxiety and freedom is not something that comes easy to us.