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Ramblings on @bronzeagemantis ' Bronze Age Mindset

The aweful and fierce guhyakAlI

I have read that book and some thoughts on it:The book has a rather pagan sense to it(and in some sense is both a critique of modernity and tries to invoke the sense of warriors who could have been ‘Gods’ punishment upon the masses’ or like Kalhana described Mihirakula:As a second Bhairava(in fierceness) on Earth. 197 more words

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bpp, seale. some photos.

i didn’t get to take many photos on the day of. and the person who we thought was gonna take photos was so awe-struck that he took a few crappy ones. 25 more words

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Policing Must Fundamentally Change

Trigger Warnings/Content Warnings: Discussion of violence, links to graphic images, fasting.

George Floyd’s death at the hands of police and the ensuing protests have had my head spinning the last few days. 1,021 more words

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Usurpation, Tyranny and Sailing to Algiers: How Bad Does It Have to Get? (pt. 4)

Now let’s take it one step further. The fundamental defining characteristic of a citizen is to play a part in making the laws that govern the society. 1,727 more words

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Usurpation, Tyranny and Sailing to Algiers: How Bad Does It Have to Get? (pt. 3)

What happens, however, if the representational government and the electoral system that insures it breaks down? And how might it do so? One possibility is someone could grab the reins of power who had no right to it, most likely by fraud. 1,232 more words

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Usurpation, Tyranny and Sailing to Algiers: How Bad Does It Have to Get? (pt. 1)

Usurpation, Tyranny and Sailing to Algiers: How Bad Does It Have to Get?

….how can a man any more hinder himself from being persuaded in his own mind, which way things are going; or from casting about how to save himself, than he could from believing the captain of the ship he was in, was carrying him, and the rest of the company, to Algiers, when he found him always steering that course, though cross winds, leaks in his ship, and want of men and provisions did often force him to turn his course another way for some time, which he steadily returned to again, as soon as the wind, weather, and other circumstances would let him? 696 more words

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Homeowners of local politics (Brookline edition)

It is well-known that homeowners have an outsized role in local politics. In Brookline, 50% of residents rent and 50% own their homes. We also have a representative Town Meeting form of government, meaning that there is a 240 person municipal legislature called Town Meeting. 120 more words

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