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Fascist America?

By KokonutGrove

As a student of American history and politics, in my lifetime I’ve witnessed a dangerous erosion of civil and personal liberties.  Such an erosion is the hallmark of fascism. 609 more words

Society

Self-Reflection

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Today’s been quite a day – a day of discovery, and a day of self-reflection. Despite the growing numbers for my website and blog entries, I am starting to contemplate and reflect on what I am doing. 164 more words

"Negative Media Attention" and Mars Hill Church

Mars Hill Church leadership has decried “Negative Media Attention” and blamed it for a decrease in both attendance and giving.

For us ex-members and perhaps many members we see the following… 269 more words

Khamenei's Big Mistake: How the US and ISIS Have Weakened Iran

In the past few months, the world has watched in horror as the self-proclaimed Islamic State, often shortened to ISIS, ISIL, or just IS, has committed unspeakable atrocities throughout its areas of influence in Iraq and Syria.  687 more words

Commentary

Update: Starting to spread the word/my disappointment and anger

Friday, 12 September 2014

Sorry for the delay, readers. I have had several lengthy episodes during the past three months, which have contributed to an extended personal depression. 387 more words

Sates, Corporations and Pollyties Compared

The following is a preliminary attempt to outline the specificity of the pollyty by comparing it to the two primary sources of inspiration for it. Pollyties are similar to nation states in their goal of protecting people by being just and democratic; like corporations, they are smallish, voluntary associations that require the stability of existing nation states in order to function. 35 more words

Diggings

Wolves cooperate, dogs submit


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A new dog research study suggest dogs submit while wolves cooperate.

Comparative psychologists Friederike Range and Zsófia Virányi at the Messerli Research Institute at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna have an upsetting conclusion for dog lovers.

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Culture