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Why the Pope is not a Christian--he is a collectivist ninny

I think this linked essay gets to the point very well.

The Reason why I have no optimism about this liberation theology jesuit socialist.

There is a basic… 87 more words

Environmentalism

Karl Marx Is Dead—And So Is Dialectical Materialism (for the most part)

Nietzsche famously said, “God is dead.” His great intellectual forebear, Karl Marx, was born on this date in 1818, just five years after Søren Kierkegaard, who has the same birthday. 552 more words

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Beware of the watermelons! - the Green Party are contemptible and regressive

‘Imagine a world of efficient and welcoming public services, coordinated action on climate change, equality, workers’ rights, an economy that works for people and planet at a human scale, restorative justice, and real care for the future […] … 173 more words

Politics

The Professors of Pompousness: It's Actually Russell Brand's Critics Who are "Stalinistic."

It is not long ago that I observed some social/ideological critics, including some news media figures, either sneering at Russell Brand’s “Revolution” book, or pointing out its alleged theoretical/practical demerits. 720 more words

Geoacademic Dynamics And Contexts

The Professors of Pompousness: It's Actually Russell Brand's Critics Who are "Stalinistic."

It is not long ago that I observed some social/ideological critics, including some news media figures, either sneering at Russell Brand’s “Revolution” book, or pointing out its alleged theoretical/practical demerits. 720 more words

Geoacademic Dynamics And Contexts

Belief in the imperfectability of man is the vaccination for utopianism

One of the most significant dividing lines in political thought regards the very essence of human nature. One side believe that human nature can be fundamentally altered and perfected, and that the perfectibility of man will arise once the proper conditions prevail. 1,886 more words

Politics

We Can't End Poverty - the problem of aid utopianism

One of the common refrains from some of those involved in global development work is the assertion that if only we try a bit harder, donate a few more pounds and campaign a bit more vigorously then we can end global poverty. 1,450 more words