The Leader of the Free World

THE LEADER OF THE FREE WORLD Image courtesy of Gage Skidmore. Licensed under Creative Commons 2.0-SA. In The Meaning of History (1936), Nikolai Berdyaev claimed that the world was entering a new medieval age. His prediction must have sounded odd as society was becoming increasingly mechanized, rationalistic, and scientific. But today,


APOCALYPSE I'M CONSUMED WITH a blinding ambition. It’s not enough to be this or that. I rage, rage for the beyond. I used to wait, thinking it would come to me eventually. Now I work and see that it almost comes. I rant against life all day in my