The arrival of 2011 marks the onset of a contagious ‘psychosis’; one that dirties the minds of even the most sane among us.
The ‘new generation’s obsession involving the ancient Mayan Calendar causes a resurgence of pay-as-you-go, fortune-tellers this year– resulting in worldwide exploitation of the gullible and new found popularity in the Ouija Board.
South America, Amazon River greater than the Nile, secrets buried not in sand but mud; it all comes to light in 2011. Scientific discovery in the Dirty South causes skepticism with the theory that man originated from apes in Africa.
The infestation of man-eating bugs sets new standards for home decor designs and Martha Stewart ‘Do- It- Your- Selfers” in Twenty-Eleven. A new fad, one started in New York City, demands that the rich sleep in plastic trash bags and mattresses made from recycled soda bottles.
Pink will be the favorite color in Spring Fashion Shows. This Fall, Black is the new White.
Homelessness abounds. Joblessness is a blessing in disguise, but for many, these 365 days will be a time to enjoy the benefits of new marijuana laws.
Being addicted to the ‘American Dream’ is as fruitless as being obsessed with the book of Daniel. For many, a new promised land emerges in 2011– a place where everyone is worthy of a home, where all understand that there are no chosen ones, an era where man’s quest for wealth turns to time when charity is the only real answer to our economic ruin.