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The great reshuffling: Why it has never not always been just like this.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. famously said, "the arc of history is long but it bends toward justice." I can only assume that he spoke from his faith, because there was and is no evidence that this is so. The arc of history doesn't have to bend any particular way. Maybe our lofty ideals, enshrined in the idealist language of a collective body of nations, will shame the arc of history toward bending towards justice. Or maybe instead those who find unity and compassion dangerous and repulsive will have their way, and the manifestations of our lofty ideals will be burned down.

In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen questions the question 'what have we become' and answers back 'nothing new,' just the same mix of cruelty and generosity and barbarism and kindness and rape and corn syrup and ignorance and cowardice and finance and idealism since our ancestors clambered down from the trees and started destroying the world.

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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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