2.7.19: Love All, Trust A Few, Do Wrong To None

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“It is hard to adapt to chaos, but it can be done. I am living proof of that: It can be done”
― Kurt Vonnegut, “Breakfast of Champions”

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Today is the birthday of comedian/actor Eddie Izzard. About twenty years ago, I sat directly across from him at a group dinner after one of his shows; he was a very nice and down-to-earth guy & I remember his sparkly blue fingernails. I had a contact with the theatre management & that’s how I got in. I wasn’t very familiar with his work at the time, so I wasn’t super starstruck. It was only in retrospect, years later, that I sort of marveled at the entire thing. Since then, I’ve seen him in several live performances.

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“Leave Room For Nature”: The Enigmatic Georgia Guidestones

“Let these be guidestones to an Age of Reason”
–The Georgia Guidestones

There is a uniquely American monument that you won’t see discussed very often in all the standard encyclopedias and travelogues: The Georgia Guidestones.

Located in Elbert County, Georgia, the Guidestones are somewhat of a “modern Stonehenge”—consisting of 5 massive slabs of granite topped with a sixth slab. Engraved on the slabs is a whole host of information, including something resembling almost a secular “Ten Commandments”:

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