#MikeBrownNotes :: Allegiance, Fictional, and Pledges

Why do people of St. Louis celebrate a Cardinal’s game more than they protest and show disdain for a police department that hides and protects a US “Law enforcement” agent that kills it’s youth?   Human beings are indeed strange…   To date, I have lived through three World Series wins. None of my college Read the full article…

#MikeBrownNotes :: Monoliths, Media, Murders

As I was going through my nightly and daily chore of collecting data about St. Louis from my Twitter list, it occurred to me that the neighborhoods where Mike Mike Brown, Kajieme Powell, and Vonderrit Myers were murdered by police are not high crime neighborhoods or even high poverty neighborhoods. That is to say in Read the full article…

#MikeBrownNotes :: Duress, Protest, Heroic

I think it has to be written that much of the response to the murder of Mike Brown is under immense duress. Unlike many other contemporary socio-political movements, much of the protesting is occurring in the face of the very same police department that the perpetrator worked for. Nobody ever organized a protest in front Read the full article…

#MikeBrownNotes::Horror, Story, American

Horror Horror fiction, horror literature and also horror fantasy is a genre of literature, which is intended to, or has the capacity to frighten, scare, or startle its readers by inducing feelings of horror and terror. – Horror fiction, Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia(Link) ‘Cause the streets are my stage, and terrors my show… –Colors, Ice-T Read the full article…

#TheMikeBrownNotes :: Spectacle, Ego, Exploitation

There is always a danger when the profit motivation enters pretty much any relationship. In a society where resources are constrained due to property rights and business incentives that consider individual existence more than that of pretty much anything else, profit motivation tends to turn people against their most highly touted principles.   I like Read the full article…

#MikeBrownNotes :: Culture, Connection, Correction

Culture is something quite different. It is organization, discipline of one’s inner self, a coming to terms with one’s own personality;it is the attainment of a higher awareness, with the aid of which one succeeds in understanding one’s own historical value, one’s own function in life, one’s own rights and obligations. But none of this Read the full article…

#MikeBrownNotes :: Symbolism, Definition, Authority

This was the intrinsic defect of histories, of research into human events: to have examined and taken into account only a part of the documents. And this part was selected not by the historical will but by partisan prejudice, even if it was unconscious and in good faith. What this research aimed at was not Read the full article…

#MikeBrownNotes :: Closure, Spectacle, And Trust

Closure A tendency to perceive a set of individual elements as a single, recognizable pattern, rather than multiple, individual elements. “Universal Principles Of Design,” Written By William Lidwell, Kritina Holden, Jill Butler   What once was the logomark for “OWL’s Asylum” may have looked like two distinct shapes crossed by a third, is really five Read the full article…