Sunday, October 09, 2005

I've no strong reason for starting a blog, although the original reason was as a foray into writing. Since this blog was started several years ago, while I was reading Beckett - all of his work, not just Godot - my focus was on humanity. In many ways my focus is still on humanity, although the focus has become strongly political. There are enough people spouting their views, so I won't spend an inordinate amount of time describing mine, other than to say that I could be classified as a libertarian socialist, and the only way I could plainly describe my political outlook is that I believe that all individuals deserve a decent and humane life, much along the lines of the northern European states, and should have a significant amount of choice, not dictated by the interests of corporations, plutocrats, and authoritarian government.

What the Rich Won’t Tell You - The New York Times

Responding to What the Rich Won’t Tell You - The New York Times First, I can see the resentment in the comments, and certainly, some of it ...