Author Archives: Fred I. Lee

Nobody said utopia would be perfect.

We only said it will be far less imperfect than the heterotopias.

Odo.

To be whole is to be part; to be part is to take part; to take part is to give wholly.

We want to move forward.

Which direction is forward? Who decides that question? Who bears this desire?

Dumb and dumber.

I am sure socialism is pure stupidity; I am also sure that capitalism is even stupider. 

Examine yourself.

Some aloofness is born of aloneness, yet much of it is born of arrogance.

For Octavia Butler.

Even long-term profits are only short-term.

The political and the social.

Take political ideology out of social reality only if you are ready to watch it dissolve.

Thinking for yourself.

The great challenge for “subaltern” thinkers is trusting the thoughts that happen to be “yours.”

I think beyond our present.

I probably won’t get there, but I suspect many others will.

Selves and others.

Boundaries are fine; borders are problems; walls are weak.