*originally published on FB*

What terrifies me about TVP–and “terrifies” is not an exaggeration–is that it mistakes the symbols for what it symbolizes.   Further it reduces the world’s complexities to a one-size-fits-all formula notwithstanding geography, culture, and the human sciences (psychology, sociology, history, etc).

It sees the failure of a profit driven society but instead of targeting the ideological roots of this form of society, it merely demonizes money.

It takes the scientific method, which has been our greatest method for understanding the world and simplifies it into a definitive truth machine (thereby misunderstanding what science is and how it operates). (more…)