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Entries by Robert Koehler from 09/2011

Internal Combustion

| Posted 09.01.2011 | Green

Cars aren't merely symbols of power, but power itself, indispensable for countless purposes both life-affirming and pointless.

Captives to the Logic of Violence

| Posted 09.08.2011 | Politics

A decade later. The abyss keeps deepening, the wars keep squandering our blood and treasure beyond all logic except the logic of violence. What ended on 9/11/01, it sometimes seems, was human evolution.

The Theology of Armageddon

| Posted 09.15.2011 | Politics

The woo-woo nuttiness of it all defies the imagination, beginning with the idea of a course in "Nuclear Ethics and Nuclear Warfare" at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Nuclear ethics?

The Old Integrity

| Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics

We're reeling toward our ecological and political comeuppance in a state of narcissistic denial; there is too little public seriousness about the issues that face us.

Beyond the Nation-State

| Posted 09.29.2011 | World

The division of the world into 194 random fragments, mostly born of war and exploitation, locked in a state of perpetual mistrust and ever-shifting tensions toward one another, is more problem than solution in the 21st century.