November 4, 2016

Trumbo is Significantly Mentally Ill.

Why is this something that has not appeared- anywhere I have seen: trump is clearly mentally ill. (more…)

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May 18, 2016

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“Ideological Thinking  Becomes Emancipated From Reality And Insists On A “Truer” Reality….” Hannah Arendt

“The claim to total explanation promises to explain all historical happenings, the total explanation of the past, the total knowledge of the present (more…)

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February 21, 2015

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“It Isn’t What He Believes In, But What He Hates, That Puts The World In Jeopardy…” James Thurber

“It isn’t what the ideologist believes in, but what he hates, that puts the world in jeopardy. This is the force, in our time and in every other time, that urges the paranoiac and the manic-depressive to become head of a state. Complete power not only corrupts but it also attracts the mad.”

James Thurber, Credos And Curios: Harper, New York 1983)

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July 9, 2014

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I MUST CONCLUDE THAT EVIL MAY HAVE ORDINARY AND RATIONAL ORIGINS:” William Brustein

“What, then, should we conclude about evil from this examination of the social origins of the Nazi Party? Should we deduce from this study (more…)

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March 13, 2012

“Will Transnational Policing Swallow The Legacies Of National Security States?” Stephen Graham: Cities Under Siege: The New Military Urbanism.

“Are the three-dimensional archipelagos of apartheid-style splintering, connection, fortification, and militarization, so palpable in Gaza and the West Bank, a grim exemplar of the future? (more…)

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October 12, 2010

BIRTH AND DEATH

Guest Essay by Alan M. Simon

Make a zygote and call it a life.  Eat eggs for breakfast.  “Those are my babies. I had to keep them.” (more…)

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September 25, 2009

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“These anti-democratic forces will use fear, chaos and hatred…” Chris Hedges

“At no period in American history has our democracy been in such peril or the possibility of totalitarianism as real. (more…)

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