Tag Archives: George Orwell

Notes from Nowhere: Erewhon’s Prophetic Foresight

Review of Erewhon by Samuel Butler “Reason uncorrected by instinct is as bad as instinct uncorrected by reason.”[1] —Samuel Butler As a work of social satire, Erewhon[2] is sheer genius, packed with perceptive, often hilarious insights into human nature. As … Continue reading

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Poetics as Ecosystem: The End of Abstraction

Poetics as Ecosystem: The Edge Effect In discussion with Anne Champagne, an astute eco-feminist and longtime environmentalist, I raised the idea of punk music as a force that shook up the music industry in the late 1970s being analogous to … Continue reading

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