Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog


The phenomenon certainly isn't new, but the 24x7 media onslaught certainly is. And that's what seems to be qualitatively different this time around.

Of course, I can't speak for someone back in Jefferson's time, but it seems like back then you could just walk away from it and get some peace, but today I can certainly turn my tv off, but everyone else on the planet isn't and the thought-form of divisiveness is omnipresent and seemingly inescapable.

Maybe a second round of the American Civil War would push things far enough to get people to wake up and stop hating...
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