Daily Archives: June 19, 2020

Red Pill Blues

A long time ago, around the time I entered adulthood, there was a movie called the Matrix where the hero was given the choice of taking the red pill and seeing existence as it really was and taking the blue … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Law Of Piracy

The Law Of Piracy, by Alfred P. Rubin The law of piracy is a strange thing.  This book makes a case, albeit in a very dry and legalistic way, that piracy itself has had a difficult time being defined in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Piracy In The Ancient World

Piracy In The Ancient World:  An Essay In Mediterranean History, by Henry A. Ormerod While a great many people get worked up about piracy in the modern world, piracy in the ancient world is something that does not get a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Piracy On The High Seas (At Issue)

Piracy On The High Seas (At Issue), edited by Noah Berlatsky As is often the case in this series and related series published by Greenhaven Press, the greatest strength of the book is simultaneously its greatest weakness.  On the plus … Continue reading

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