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Abolishing Freedom: A Plea for a Contemporary Use of Fatalism

Abolishing Freedom: A Plea for a Contemporary Use of Fatalism

Pushing back against the contemporary myth that freedom from oppression is freedom of choice, Frank Ruda resuscitates a fundamental lesson from the history of philosophical rationalism: a proper concept of… 42 more words



had i ever touched
this gravid earth
with less than my soul’s portion
of love, existing brittle
with paucity

as the stars had trailed your voice… 44 more words

Responses to Globalization

Seabrook (1) argues there are three principle responses to globalization:


A fatalistic response, which states that the world is simply powerless to resist globalization. Seabrook argues that most leaders of the developed world take the position that globalization is inevitable and irreversible. 212 more words


Proclaim the Hope

The most devastating waves of hatred exercised in violence betray an underlying sense of fear and fatalism in those perpetrating such atrocities. I sometimes wonder what drives people to the precipice where they no longer see any hope for alternative ways to change their world than to destroy others. 94 more words


12 Monkeys: Mother


Since 12 Monkeys began, one characteristic of its storytelling that has impressed me most is its unapologetic dedication to presenting more than one side, approach or tactic to every circumstance. 1,976 more words

Time Travel


All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. Psalm 139:16

Brenda arrived from Wyoming four hours ago. 205 more words