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31st July

Nought to report on this day. Instead, here’s something for you to chew on: “Modern industrial civilization has developed within a certain system of convenient myths. The driving force of modern industrial civilization has been individual material gain, which is … Continue reading

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24th July

Nought to write about on this day. I’ll leave you instead with something to ponder from proto-feminist and beloved ancestor, John Stuart Mill: “In this age, the mere example of non-conformity, the mere refusal to bend the knee to custom, … Continue reading

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30th June

commute

No great act has as yet occurred on this date. Instead, something to think about: “A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the … Continue reading

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20th May

Another available date for future revolutionaries to take note of. If you reason instead of repeating what is taught you; if you analyze the law and strip off those cloudy fictions with which it has been draped in order to … Continue reading

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16th April

No great action has thus far occurred on this day that warrants an On This Deity entry. Instead, here’s something from Noam Chomsky to think about: “Personally I’m in favor of democracy, which means that the central institutions in the society … Continue reading

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30th March

Nothing revolutionary to report today. So I thought I’d sling this through your window… “In all times and in all places, whatever may be the name that the government takes, whatever has been its origin, or its organization, its essential … Continue reading

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9th February

No event has as yet occurred on this day that warrants an On This Deity entry. Budding politicos and future revolutionaries please therefore take note of 9th February for all potential world-changing international incidents. And don’t forget to do your … Continue reading

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12th January

Nothing as yet occurred on this day that falls within On This Deity’s remit, so – until tomorrow – here are some excerpts from Emma Goldman’s brilliant and inspiring essay, Anarchism: What It Really Stands For. “Anarchism … is the philosophy … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve

As no true World Event, positive or negative, has thus far taken place on this gateway into the New Year, it would seem (future revolutionaries please note) that New Year’s Eve is still up for grabs.  Happy New Year.

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24th December  Christmas Eve

Let us on this Christmas Eve make note that tomorrow we once again celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on December 25th, that date stabilised by the early Christian Church in order to benefit from that same day’s previous pagan … Continue reading

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6th October

I’ve abandoned the entry I’d planned for today because, in context with the others, it wasn’t sufficiently revolutionary. So, until tomorrow, here’s something to think about: “If you reason instead of repeating what is taught you; if you analyze the … Continue reading

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31st August

No great action has thus far occurred on this day that warrants an On This Deity entry. Budding politicos and future revolutionaries please therefore take note of 31st August for all potential world-changing international incidents.

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10th August

Nueces Massacre Memorial

With nothing to report today, let us consider the words of President Woodrow Wilson after signing the Federal Reserve into existence: “I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by … Continue reading

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