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An Experiment in Criticism

An Experiment in Criticism by C.S. Lewis

Having recently heard Dr Gerhard Wolmarans of the University of Pretoria Political Science Department speak on this book, twice, I thought I’d better read it. 1,470 more words

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The Spectacle of Secrecy

by Edward Curtin edited by O Society August 21, 2019

When phrases such as “the deep state” and “conspiracy theory” become staples of both the corporate mainstream media and the alternative press, we know the realities behind these phrases have outlasted their usefulness for the ruling elites that control the United States and for their critics, each of whom uses them refutably or corrobatively. 1,868 more words

Con? Conspiracy? Or Piracy?

An article I wrote, recently published on Blue Labyrinths:

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[Hegel’s Glas]ses

It is a rare opportunity for a philosopher to have occasion to comment, not upon the written content of a work, but on the form which the author has given to its content. 3,329 more words

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The Conspiracy Theory of Artificial History as a Political Tool in Authoritarian Regimes: The Manipulation of Social Orders in Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities

Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities (1972), as its title suggests, implies the power of human imagination through an imaginary universe consisted of numerous surrealist representations of imaginative cities. 634 more words

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Weekend Food - (literary recipe)Julia Child’s Discourse on Post-Modernism and Pumpkin Ravioli with Butter and Sage

Julia Child’s Discourse on Post-Modernism and Ricotta Ravioli with Butter and Sage

“Non-cooks think its silly to invest 2 hours’ work in 2 minutes’ enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent, so to is the ballet.” – Julia Child… 1,288 more words

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