Category Archives: Anthology

My collected writings and those of family members.

‘It’s Not Over Until It’s Celebrated’*

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/09/15/le-coeur-a-ses-raisons-que-la-raison-ne-connait-point/) *From the charter of the Rhipidistian Society. The end of lunation 247.457627-12 matched about twenty douzains of the Old Reckoning. No one was quite sure how to label the new chronology, but it felt like more than … Continue reading

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Le Coeur A Ses Raisons Que la Raison Ne Connaît Point

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/09/10/heres-conflict-it-had-to-come/ ) He was an oddity in the Rhipidistian peerage: a patrician who chafed under the yoke of privilege and pose. Siddhartha Huff knew in his bones that he was a left-handed entity in a right-handed body. Sidd … Continue reading

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Here’s Conflict. It Had To Come

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/09/06/rubber-of-aspire-meets-highway-of-dream/) His mansion sprawled in the sunny uplands; his larder bulged with premium ancillary protein; the flower of lab produce was carted daily to his kitchens; his chef staff conjured shakshukas and bibimbaps for him at the drop … Continue reading

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Rubber of Aspire Meets Highway of Dream

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/09/03/the-shot-that-broke-the-wuhwuhwuh/) Siddhartha Huff was dubbed official Shootist for the Shot. The Posse of Matrons’ totemic dais pose, captured with campy barbarism by the primeval “camera” at the annual ball, wreathed with an old-school aura the fashionist selfocracy sustained … Continue reading

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The Shot That Broke the WuhWuhWuh

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/29/on-the-origin-of-specials-a-treatment-of-privilege/) The WWW could have called itself something more sayable, such as GEEP (Globally Extensive Electronic Pasture), or EARPP (EArth-Ranging People Platform), or MAGA (Multi-Access Grandstand Arcade), or you make one up. During the parlous era of the … Continue reading

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‘A Way of Understanding Who You Are’

“Human beings have always been storytellers and you use that as a way of understanding who you are, and who the people around you are, and what’s going on,” he says. “If I look back, which I don’t very often, … Continue reading

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‘On the Origin of Specials’: A Treatment of Privilege

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/26/the-velvetizing-of-the-manacles/) We pause a moment to acknowledge the figmentary birthday of Wally, Lord Fuchs, a foundering father of the trifecta that groomed Isthmia. — O Isthmia of temps perdu, whose sorry plight we strive to misconstrue! From the … Continue reading

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The Velvetizing of the Manacles

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/24/to-locate-a-bullseye-look-under-the-tail/) Market indices were plussing, stats were booming. Organ inventories were super stoked. An irrational exuberance gripped Isthmian rentier circles, prompting Montmorency XIV to proclaim an unpresidented “velvetizing of the manacles.” The announcement lit up the west wing … Continue reading

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To Locate a Bullseye, Look Under the Tail

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/22/mothers-milk-of-the-bloviation-economy-data-fracking/) When Luz-bint-Wanda went to the sky — May she frolic in meadows of asphodel and clover — Astrid-daughter-of-Frick inherited her clout. Astrid’s grandmother twice removed was a half-sibling of Wanda’s love-child fatherlessed by the prehistoric tool pusher … Continue reading

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Mother’s Milk of the Bloviation Economy: Data Fracking

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/19/5geewhiz-deceasement-tool/) Que haya Luz. Y hubo Luz. (“Let there be Luz. And there was Luz.” (Carved over the majestic gated entrance to the Merlot Palace at Mar-a-Gogo). The Beni Montmorency hogged the Precedency for so long it was … Continue reading

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