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The Intricacies of Being Bad

One of the major errors of my life has been to misunderstand the goals and dynamics of the idealism I’ve felt about who I was meant to be or to become. For years, on this delicate level of conscience and … Continue reading

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How the War Begins

As the approaching war becomes more obvious to more and more people [1], we should stop lamenting about the “unthinkable” (which, ironically, is always a “do-able”), and start asking concrete questions of how the war will start. Right now there … Continue reading

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The Surrender Machine

Since the web became ubiquitous in the early 2000s, the centre of our focus and attention shifted to the screen. Although, that is not entirely true. Television had been ubiquitous too, and the hours the average adult watches TV over … Continue reading

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How to resist Trump

To resist, you need to be aware of a few things: 1.   Trumpism is a rare blend of fascism and incompetence. 2.   The “alternative facts” of Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer, the executive orders of Stephen Bannon and Stephen Miller? … Continue reading

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Weather Fronts

Somehow all the books came too late. The ability to read that I had lost for I don’t know how long finally returned and I started to read books again. Not many, often interrupted by days, sometimes weeks, but steadily, … Continue reading

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Why the Republicans Won Big in November 2016, Part 4

Perhaps I should delete the word “big”. But still, Donald Trump and the GOP are poised not only to win the presidency but to keep the majorities in both House and Senate. This sounds ridiculous, esp. with only 11 days … Continue reading

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When the Gods Left Our Dwellings

This is an old text, slightly reworked and rephrased.   We in the West are a strange people. We think we are individual, separate persons, living our lives on our own, connected only, if at all, to our immediate family. … Continue reading

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