Is QANON a Cargo Cult?

A replica Second World War plane used in John Frum Movements rituals. Is the GOP Elephant now an equivalent Trojan Horse of Willful Blindness?

Theres a lot of talk lately about the Cult of Qanon. Whatever else it is-and theres a few overlapping as well as solo scams going on at once there- it sure has a lot of aspects of a Cargo Cult. “Cargo Cult” a sociological term about an obscure phenomenon, but it’s also an interesting and… Continue reading Is QANON a Cargo Cult?

Trump’s GOP Cargo Cult

These were near stone age societies. They barely had boats, so they just couldn’t wrap their minds around mechanized flight. It had to be magic!

The Crazy Dystopia of Star Trek A Piece of the Action

Star Fleet vessels routinely encounter Dystopic Societies. Sometimes a mad computer has been left in charge by a vanished race, sometimes they cause their own problems, and every once in a while it’s Federation ineptitude. Because my buddy Paul suggested this episode as one of the best (and i pretty much agree) I’m going with… Continue reading The Crazy Dystopia of Star Trek A Piece of the Action