Happy Christmas! On Millenniyule 2021!
'Now you know why they call me Dirty Harry: every dirty job that comes along!'
Waiting For Clint
‘If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?’
— Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Back for the second year in a row with Colin of Millennium Woes, for Millenniyule, reviewing again the only show there’s been in town — Year 2 of the Covid Horror Show — and trying to anticipate what may happen next.
We are in a war, and losing it will mean the end of everything we have been, everything we have known, everything we have desired about human existence.
It is a war in which intelligence is irrelevant; in which evil is implemented, with plausible deniability, under the rubric of good; in which the poets are all on the wrong side, and in which there is no cavalry to come over the hill.
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