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Very Ancient Relationships

NO SISYPHUS: OF WOLVES, NEANDERTHALS, TECH & HOPE AS MOST HUMANDoes it matter for tomorrow’s philosophy what Neanderthals aspired to do and succeeded to do,...

Free Speech Versus Islamist Fellow Travelers

Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical weekly, was given the American PEN Freedom of Expression Courage Award. Nice and courageous for PEN to do this....

Tangled Network of Civilization

Civilization is like a living organism, it’s even a living creature which has to be created again continuously.Consider a few examples:“Monetary policy is a...

Islamist State Phobia Is Civilized

Two police officers assassinated in New York, just because they sat in their cars, in uniform. The assassin had expressed his plan on the...

Torture Denies Brotherhood, Reason: Plutocrats Love It

Rejecting Torture Is Torture To Those Who Refuse Civilization. Let’s Torture Them That Way:The government of the USA, fully duplicitous: The Bush administration decided...

Live Within Our Means, Say Mean Plutocrats

Austerity Is A Conspiracy By Those Who, Having All The Money, Want Us To Have None:What do plutocrats want? In the common, all too...

Shocking Arabophilia?

I do believe that there is such a thing as a superior culture, incarnated by a superior society, causing superior civilization, organized as a superior...

SEXISM HOBBLES CIVILIZATION

DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FEMALES IS UNSAFE FOR CIVILIZATION:Why did Athenian direct democracy fail? A case can be made that it did, because Athens was too...

Book Hypocrisy @ Face Value

Sue is so pleased she never joined Facebook. I guess she does not particularly fancy the Arab revolutions. What about a geo-historical perspective, ladies...

Geo-historical Civilizational Logic

Abstract: Geography can dominate history. Examples abound. Civilization cannot just clash: it has to be defended by the sword, and by ideas which are...