Trump — The Presumptive Detonator Of The Final Offset

So what is going on with this crazy Trump guy? Well for starters humans hate change and they hate complexity. Both factors rub one’s primitive ego needs raw. Trump understands this. He brushes aside one’s fears of complexity and change with his air of absolute certainty. Have no fear folks. I’m a great winner who can do it all. It is like he is dishing out shots of Novocain to troubled souls.

But on a cosmic level Trump represent even more — much more. Humans over the last few centuries have made incredible creative strides — enormous technological advancements from electricity to going to the moon to curing and preventing diseases to genetically mapping the human construct to desktop and hand held computers that have unleashed a massive social media.

Unfortunately, however, by the universal law of probability balance, at some point in time, creativity is always offset by destruction. Sitting on the sideline patiently waiting to make the grand offset to humankind’s extraordinary achievements over the last several centuries is that giant stockpile of nuclear hell — the final offset of humankind’s existence.

Now, as if on cue, Donald J. Trump jumps into the picture, like a man waking into a gunpowder factory carting a blowtorch. I will not take nuclear weapons off the table, he says, blithely. In fact I think every country ought to have some nukes. You know — South Korea and Japan for sure. Yes, indeed, the detonator of the end time has undoubtedly arrived in the projected form of one President Trump, a wild and crazy guy.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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