SUMMARY: Democratic World Government through a Global Referendum by Jim Stark

I’m interested in Albert Einstein’s project of an elected global parliament; an activist for such a world parliament contacted me through my weblog and suggested I read his book.  I’ve thought of writing a book on world federation cosmopolitan anti-nationalism, and have searched for a good book on global federation and an all-human nation, so …

Patterns: RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (AND ARC)

If you’re a screenwriter you’ve probably talked a great deal already about RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: it fascinates people.  It’s so “typical” in its structure yet so “atypical” at the same time. This is a special movie; like James Bond, but more rough & tumble, with a mystical, divine intervention.  Jamie Nash was dubious …

PATTERNS: THE BIRDS

THE BIRDS is about women, and women’s relationships, and more specifically, it is about the psychology of women in relation to men, and the effect that men (simply by existing, in a male-dominated world), have on women’s relations to other women. It is about how women (Mothers, Lovers, Friends, Sisters, Daughters, Neighbors) relate and how …