The Alternative is Hell

We’ve gotten into the pernicious habit of dismissing utopia as impractical. It may be that utopia is the only way out. I mean that quite seriously. – H.L. ‘Doc’ Humes [link] [link]

Pioneer beatnik, hippy, H.L. 'Doc' HumesIt looks like we all have to learn how to live like saints and angels merely to survive.

The country is suffering a real pestilence, a plague as real as anything that ever hit Europe in the Middle Ages.

It’s an emotional plague, an emotional disorder rather than virus or a bacillus, it’s endemic anxiety neurosis.

They see fear as something that makes their machine go –I mean when I say they, call them the government, call it the corporate structure, call it whatever you will. They deliberately induce a state of anxiety.