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Reasons to be bullish on Monero.

Monero is one of the currencies I am bullish on mid to long term. The biggest reason to be bullish on Monero is because it already has a real world use, one that people have a need for in various parts of society and business, and that is privacy. 481 more words


Symbolic Uses of the Pileus

I’ve ended up talking to my former PhD student about the pileus quite a bit over the past year.  I’m creating this post to have place to store references. 153 more words

Real Folk of the Dark Web

A couple of weeks ago I got back from an 8-week trip around the globe to meet with all manner of dark web types in preparation for my upcoming book, … 749 more words

Silk Road

The Maid From Orleans

She came from Orleans, the one in France, sometime in the late 1800s.

She had worked in her father’s bakery in a little place near the cathedral. 864 more words



Here’s an updating – and politicizing – of the “Actaeon and Diana” myth. The composition is from a 1634 painting by Rembrandt. See it here: … 454 more words

A tribute to Libertas: The life of Asinius Pollio, a forgotten hero of the Republic

In the previous entry I had the opportunity to analyze the institutional decay of the Roman Republic in the last century BC and the emergence of a new order, the Principate. 3,342 more words