The Move Forward’s political agenda of demilitarization, de-monopolization, and decentralization (3D) is thus key to an understanding of what is different in Thai politics.
Category: Politics and Society
I am a political pragmatist and for good reason. There is a perfect storm of historical factors that presses a pragmatic political orientation upon us.
It isn’t our sovereignty that AI threatens (since we never have been sovereign); it is our authenticity.
The production of capital is perhaps a necessary condition of work, but a hyper-focus on capital production will miss its sufficient conditions.
There is a sudden realization that our narrative understanding of ourselves, perhaps wrongly occupies a central place in our attention.
Respectable Christians is not content with faith in the Risen Christ, not content with the grace and love of Christ: he wants the comfort and justification of being on the side of power and convention.
A.I. is the awakening of the Balrog and our greed for control has put our fate in the balance.
The irony in my giving this talk in that place, under these circumstances... reaches my heart with a deep and absurd smile. I grieve it, yes. But God's plans are always better than mine.
is transformed into something much more important, something vital to the life of the world, when the people who share the table are engaging in the practices of love and of thinking.
We have learned ourselves out of covenant relationships, and this is the core of learned loneliness. Covenants seem archaic because so many are not willing to say: I will do my part, even if, for a time, you aren't doing your part.