This illustration made by Lee Simpson will be made available in a forthcoming print publication.
Don Quixote de la Left
Don Quixote de la Left The pull of Right vs Left Politics is still so strong, at least here in the USA, that I feel […]
Eclipsed by the State: A Critical Look at Christian America
The pledge of allegiance is a similar ritual to Covid facemask wearing: it is a ritual of subservience to the state, and a ceremonial statement of belief and faith in the authorities.
THE TRIUMPH OF SCIENCE
“In every age the men who want us under their thumb, if they have any sense, will put forward the particular pretension which the hopes and fears of that age render most potent. They ‘cash in.’ It has been magic, it has been Christianity. Now it will certainly be science”
Love Has Been Abolished
The task is to be a voice of reason in the midst of this mass psychosis.. The task is to awaken the masses from the trance they are in, dispel the fear that is governing them, and remind them of what gives their lives meaning.
Sheep, Shepherds, and a Goat
An allegory of the year 2020 and The New Normal that it has brought, a year in which symbolism, ritual, and superstition reign as instruments of oppression. I built this composition around the widely understood concepts conveyed by ancient, and still useful, metaphors of sheep, shepherds, goats, and wolves.
The world wide push towards authoritarianism under the pretext of a faux pandemic is coercing nearly every aspect of society into its respective pen, which means that nearly everyone is in a position to become a wrench in the gears.