I have no one left to talk to, or with, or even listen to, about important things.
It is all closed up, now.
If anyone reads this and used to know me, and feels like writing, please do, at firstname.lastname@example.org
I am thinking of checking out.
Capitalism will always find something to do its dirty work. Worried about what’s hiding under the bed? You’re not alone. Leverage is the name of the game. Whatever takes your share-price down, sweetheart.
Manufacturing Dissent (August 2018)
About halfway through the film, as the trappers set out in hand-made canoes to journey back into the heart of the Taiga, Herzog expresses his ultimate evaluation of their lifestyles:
Now, out on their own, the trappers become what they essentially are: happy people. Accompanied only by their dogs, they live off the land. They are completely self-reliant. They are truly free. No rules, no taxes, no government, no laws, no bureaucracy, no phones, no radio. Equipped only with their individual values and standard of conduct…every man has his own destiny, his own plan, his own territory…