The cement of society amounts to a thin place that refuses to be exploited and homogenized.
The world is flat once again, as nation-states, cities, and towns have gone back to their most nativistic urges.
Globalization was never ruthless enough, spread unevenly amid the digital divide, and invariably vulnerable to the power-hungry few.
The market shifts back to impulse over cooperation, as people gravitate inwards and head onwards into deeper provincialism.
The only penetrating force — Amazon Prime — brings the people to their doorsteps.
Once dormant, the balance of power re-emerges to run the show.
God, the great fashioner designer in the sky, weeps below at the unintelligent design.
Algorithms and artificial intelligence — human products — jam the world of competence and comprehension.
The past is as present as the future, with those ignorant of history daring to repeat it.