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Fangorn vs Isengard

Lord of the Rings has many great themes. One of my favourites is the battle between the environment and the industry (the Ents of Fangorn vs Isengard). 106 more words

Philosophy & Politics

The American Ideologue

Ideological thinking is going to be the death of reasonable discussion and idea sharing. It’s a terrible philosophy to have. I would be wary while educating yourself on the world and ask yourself if you’re attempting to be educated or indoctrinated The difference being that the philosophy of education leaves room for opposing argument. 423 more words

Conservative

Being Humble

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Checking in from the Wellspring of Eternity with some profound wisdom.
Be humble. Not in the low thumos sense but in the sense that you are grateful for what you have and by being humble in your pursuit of Enlightenment. 121 more words

Philosophy & Politics

Does the Government 'Own' You?

Have you looked at the meaning of the word government lately?

Merriam-Webster’s top definition is: the act or process of governing; specifically : authoritative direction or control. 2,375 more words

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Saluting the Baltic Sea

Saluting the Baltic Sea whilst admiring its beauty and contemplating its importance in our history (read up on the Hanseatic League for additional wisdom).
This being said, I am lamenting the fact that the sea is not in the best of conditions (something that is true for most of the World’s waters). 88 more words

Philosophy & Politics

Injustice, enslavement in all its forms, oppression of any kind anywhere is a threat to all mankind everywhere!

Bell Hook 100% right, & I wrote this before coming across her writing, women at the top don’t care about no one but themselves, as long as they share & enjoy ‘Wealth Cake’ with sexist exploitative men at the top, so they will ignore the oppression & exploitation of poorer women. 243 more words

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The Swerve

I thought that a revisit of my 2013 review of “The Swerve: How The World Became Modern” by Stephen Greenblatt, the John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard would be an interesting read for a rainy Sunday. 502 more words

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