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War Crimes and Syria

The ongoing Syria conflicts have caused many atrocities. It seems that the war theatre of Syria is on the edge of being next notorious example of war crimes. 420 more words

Ethical Warfare

Philographics - Absolutism

Please note. The following post is based on a fictional character. These are the beliefs of that character.
I also emphasize very strongly that this description is NOT about me and will possibly make some people uneasy. 288 more words

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From a new perspective: Goya's deafness

Based on a fragment from The Sleep of reason.

The sleep of reason, Antonio Buero Vallejo’s theater play based on Goya’s etching of the same name, was published in 1970; however, the author decided that the internal setting of the action should rather take place in 1823.   441 more words

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Lexographical nightmares

While volunteering at the Book Thing- I get a amateur’s eye view of the categorization of literary works. To me this represents a deeper  tendency to navigate the world through the philosophical disambiguation and reduction of complex and ambiguous realities. 654 more words

Essays

The reasons behind religious absolutism and how we can combat them

I was asked once whether religion had done more harm than good in history. “More good, but it’s close,” I replied.

However, the same might be said of many human institutions – governments, the police, the military, the press – and much depends on the time and place in question. 172 more words

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News from Karen Leach: “It's more about fundamentalism than about diet”

In the latest BFOE newsletter responding to Richard Sagar‘s outline of the case for a vegan diet, Karen made the case against a vegan diet: 345 more words

Karen Leach

El sueño de la razón /// The sleep of reason

GOYA - (Lo mira de reojo y se decide a hablar.) No he vuelto a divisar hombres-pájaros, si es lo que preguntaba (Aquiescencia de Arrieta)

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