The Undertow of Minutiae
There’s the visible and the invisible and so it is with those lovely scenes of ocean waves crashing to the shore and washing up the beach to tickle our toes. It goes someplace, that water, and where it goes can do far more than tickle your toes.
I’m reminded of that when I consider Kanye West and the prospect of our failed human species
Ye (which he apparently prefers to be called) is a rapper. He’s all over the news these days as the public speculates on whether he will survive his rampant antisemitism or tickle our toes one last time before permanently disappearing from the public consciousness.
He’s a proper metaphor for much of what currently conspires against the survival of our species. While Ye’s waves seem mighty to many, his disruption is without much meaning. The waves break and the water slips out again, but fingerprints remain.
All well and good, but we happen to live in meaningful times
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