Category Archives: knowledge

4:20 2017

Today is 4/20, when people celebrate smoking marijuana worldwide, despite the draconian laws against te weed. In total 29 states have legalized marijuana use. The hold-outs come as no surprise. God and pot do not mix. The states are Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, and a handful of die-hard […]

Save The Library

Haoui Montauk was a poet. He lived a long life in the last century. The New York native regarded the New York public library as the epitome of intellectualism. Haoui was right, but in the era of greed-driven ignorance certain special interests have sought to change the format of the library’s mission from knowledge to […]

Buddha’s Enlightenment

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Always The Rose

This summer the filthy rich came close to killing the Rose Reading Room, once one of the greatest research library. They had the trustees transfer three million books to New Jersey saying that it is cheaper to keep them on the other side of the Hudson. What these guardians of books really wanted was to […]

Fuck Knowledge

The New York Public Library Rose Reading Room expands across two city blocks as a reminder of an elegant era before computers and iPads and cellphones. The lofty ceilings evoke a heaven of knowledge, while the quietude along the long oak tables fosters thought at a galactic pace contrary to the modern day’s 24/7 frenzied […]