Since I published the Janus article, I had almost given up thinking that we can change the direction of our country,  as the Supreme Court decided that collective bargaining infringes on Mark Janus’ right to babble. Still, I am fascinated by how the Great Depression, World War II, and the Cold War have transformed the United States in ways unimaginable at the beginning of the 20th Century. Now, as the 21st century unfolds we are living with these transformations.

We are now the children of Alan Turing, living in the Amazon model of a world economy: the global shopping mall.

The quest for reality has dissolved in the astral netherworld of cyberspace.

Philosophy, weak as it is, may yet show us the way back. Questions that won’t go away. Questions that will plague our dreams. Yes, Master Po, what is the Way?

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