Category Archives: philosophy

Tale of Two Fantasies

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THE EXISTENTIAL CLIFF

The Myth of Human Progress By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ January 13, 2013 Clive Hamilton in his “Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change”describes a dark relief that comes from accepting that “catastrophic climate change is virtually … Continue reading

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SPREADING DEMOCRACY OR MANURE?

The US – alongside Saudi Arabia – fights for freedom and democracy in the Middle East The ability to persuade people that the US opposes tyranny is a testament to the potency of propaganda By Glenn Greenwald/ The Guardian/ January … Continue reading

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Freedom Isn’t Free

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Has Washington Souled Out?

THE SOUL OF AMERICA By Bernie Sanders/ Huffington Post/ January 9, 2013 Despite such terminology as “fiscal cliff” and “debt ceiling,” the great debate taking place in Washington now has relatively little to do with financial issues. It is all … Continue reading

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Before We Cut Social Security and Medicare…….

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The Road to Genius

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MASSACRE DESTINY

The Ultimate Logic of a Society Built on Mass Murder By  Glen Ford/ Black Agenda Radio / December 18, 2012   “Mass murder is at the core of the American national religion.”  As a native-born American, I grew up watching cowboy and Indian … Continue reading

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P.J. O’Rourke

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