I don’t believe in redemption stories. ...more
Tags: absent fathers, Abuse, addiction, alcoholism, American Dream, anger, Baker Act, bipolar, class privilege, con man, Diana Odasso, divorce, domestic violence, florida, fraud, gaslighting, greed, husbands and wives, LIAR, marriage, Mental Health, mental illness, money, motherhood, narcissist, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, ocd, Palm Beach, paranoia, parenting, pathological liar, privilege, sobriety, sociopath, trauma, verbal abuse, white privilege, women's anger
Jerald Walker discusses his memoir,
The World in Flames: A Black Boyhood in a White Supremacist Doomsday Cult, the story of his childhood in The Worldwide Church of God, and how the act of writing delivered him from bitterness. ...more
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Experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats discusses Buckminster Fuller, three-wheeled cars, domed cities, climate change, and cameras with a 100-year exposure time.
Tags: alison osworth, architecture, Buckminster Fuller, cameras, cars, climate change, con man, death, Dymaxion, environment, fathers and daughters, forgery, futurism, Genius, geodesic dome, google, interview, Italy, Jonathon Keats, meningitis, myth, optimism, philosophy, Rumpus, science, self-driving car, smartphone, spaceship earth, spaceships, sustainability, technocrat, The Rumpus Interview, You Belong To The Universe: Buckminster Fuller and The Future