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Category Archives: Speculative fiction

The ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Future (Not!)

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, I took myself to the new movie Blade Runner 2049 to see what kind of future the Hollywood dream-shop is serving up these days. It was an excellent illustration of the over-investments in technology with diminishing returns that are dragging us into collapse and of the attendant techno-narcissism […]

Second Foundation: Empire Crumbling

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, In Part One of this article I analyzed the similarities of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy to Strauss & Howe’s Fourth Turning, trying to assess how Donald Trump’s ascension to power fits into the theories put forth by those authors. In Part Two of this article I […]

Foundation & Empire – Is Donald Trump ‘The Mule’?

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, In Part One of this article I analyzed the similarities of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy to Strauss & Howe’s Fourth Turning, trying to assess how Donald Trump’s ascension to power fits into the theories put forth by those authors. Now I will compare Trump to the […]

Foundation – Fall Of The American Galactic Empire

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, “The fall of Empire, gentlemen, is a massive thing, however, and not easily fought. It is dictated by a rising bureaucracy, a receding initiative, a freezing of caste, a damming of curiosity—a hundred other factors. It has been going on, as I have said, for centuries, […]

Le Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

Presented with no comment…   Source: Ben Garrison

David Collum: We’ve Got A Recession Coming

Submitted by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, Whether or not you've had time yet to plow your way through David Collum's excellent 2016 Year in Review, our annual podcast with Dave always brings additional color to light — and this year's is no exception. Any model based on an assumed 7.5% return is doomed. As you get […]