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A few thoughts on capitalism and entropy and the constant of human misery.

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Whenever I think I've got the tiger by the tail, and keep swinging that tiger around, knocking obstacles out of my way, day after day, I eventually find the tiger doesn't swing the way it used to. My grip on the tail loosens out of habit, or maybe lack of mindfulness, and the tiger itself becomes emaciated and moth-eaten. Eventually I'm holding nothing by the tail. The tail itself has dissolved. The obstacles don't comply, and they're different somehow. The landscape has changed. Finding a new tiger doesn't help, can't get the same grip, it's just no good swinging tigers anymore.

In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen wipes the BBQ sauce of his face and lets go of the tiger's tail for long enough to wonder about cosmic entropy, and why it seems like all systems fail except this one system that we want to fail and is failing in a way but is also doing pretty well for itself and the couple people at the top.

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Jeff Dorchen

According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.

 

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