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A Plan for World Peace

No one seems to have anything bad to say about the idea of world peace. Even the most fanatical jingoists nowadays don’t claim to desire war simply for its own sake. 5,697 more words

Humanity

THE FIFTH VERTEX, by Kevin Hoffmann

The Fifth Vertex
The Sigilord Chronicles Book 1

By Kevin Hoffman
Self Published – 2nd August 2014
ISBN 0990647919 – 290 Pages – Paperback
Source: NetGalley… 881 more words

Review

George Orwell: What the Left Is Ashamed Of

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They take their cookery from Paris and their opinions from Moscow. In the 
general patriotism of the country they form a sort of island of dissident 
thought. 316 more words

Politics

I DIDN'T RAISE MY BOY TO BE A SOLDIER —Roland Vikre

“I Didn’t Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier” written in 1915, and widely regarded as the first commercially successful anti-war song, could attribute much of it’s chart-topping success to the growing isolationist sentiment of pre-World War I America. 341 more words

Caron Vikre

A Confession, by Leo Tolstoy

At more or less the peak of his literary career, after writing such works as War and Peace and Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy largely renounced the life and privileges of a Russian nobleman that had enabled him to achieve such success, and he buried himself in religion and moral philosophy, seeking the true meaning and value of life. 1,639 more words

Book

World War One: The overlooked opposition

Last year saw a flood of new books on World War One. When I saw a new one in a bookshop or library, I would pick it up and look up how much space it gave to the issue of opposition to the war. 506 more words

Human Rights

Form of the Dragons of Tarkir

There’s a ton of buzz around the upcoming release of Dragons of Tarkir. There are cards with dragons on them, cards without dragons on them, and… 1,210 more words

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