by Little Smith
Marin Marais died 60 years before the French Revolution. He composed “Voix des Humaines,” an instrumental trio with a haunting beginning that, with hindsight, seems to presage the bloody termination of the French evolution of feudalism.
[…] More and more of us today sense the gathering storm of oppression-triggered revolution, and some even risk cancelation by speaking loudly about the contradictions of policies that put people above the law in this nation founded on laws, not men. The new elites seem incapable of rules-based debating. They abide with their possessions and positions and influence and power and pass or cheerlead the issuance of executive orders, passage of law after law, and sign or cheer the signing of resolutions and edicts that disregard the voices of the people.