Monthly Archives: September 2021

The horse de-wormer meme

The fact that I can write an article with a title this obscure and remain confident that most people will get the context, just goes to show the extent of meme warfare in the manipulation and management of public opinion. … Continue reading

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Think the vaccinated are less selfish than the unvaccinated? Think again.

Faces in a Mirror by R.S. Connett “The surest way to work up a crusade in favor of some good cause is to promise people they will have a chance of maltreating someone….to be able to behave badly and call … Continue reading

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Timid New World: the myth of safety and the response of the state

‘To be more safe, they at length become willing to run the risk of being less free.’ Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist Papers What happens to a society when it prioritizes safety over freedom? We’re finding out. Victoria Balutel “The fear” … Continue reading

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Hua-Yen as a basis for absolute freedom

This is a rather elaborate slug for a coming post. Hua-Yen (sometimes spelled Huayan) is a form of Buddhism that emerged in China around the latter part of the 2nd century CE and came to its full flourishing in the … Continue reading

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The power of the little “no”

It is understandable to me how some people see it as being by design. All part of some grand and grandiose plan for mankind. Conspiracy theorists, they’re labeled. They must, of course, be wrong in a very big way. They … Continue reading

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