Thursday, December 27, 2012

Jesse Walker on American Apocalypse

Jesse Walker on American Apocalypse:
The closer you look at American
history, Jesse Walker writes, the more it seems that someone
somewhere is always in apocalyptic time. Sometimes the whole
country seems to plunge in together, as in such convulsive periods
as the American Revolution, the Civil War, and the aftermath of
9/11. Other times a distinct subculture detects an eschaton
invisible to everyone else.
View this article.