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First With Their Backs To The Wall When The Revolution Comes

When regimes start to go rogue, it is little surprise that the legal system is one of the places that falls under the most pressure. It is tough, even with the prerogatives of lifetime service, for justices to remain independent … Continue reading

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Bed Of Lies

Why is it that certain communicators lie so much? Lies viewed in isolation might be seen as plausible enough if one does not have anything to compare them to, but quickly become spotted when one can compare them to something … Continue reading

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The Jongleur’s Dilemma

Some years ago I pondered how it was that the elites of the world faced a dilemma in that there were so many problems going on simultaneously that being able to hold attention to more than one of them was … Continue reading

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Simulation Theory

It is said that the space between a right-wing conspiracy and its confirmation is about three to six months or thereabouts. It does not take long between something being voiced as being extreme and being vehemently denied to the inevitable … Continue reading

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On The Discussion Of Internal Logic To Outsiders: Part One

I was asked some time ago by an online acquaintance of mine why I have the belief system that I do. I have always found it difficult to understand why other people have the belief systems that they do, and … Continue reading

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Believe The Evidence

Like many people, I have an interest in celebrity trials. This is not because such trials are consequential on their own–they are not–nor because celebrities are often worthwhile people, because most of the time they are not, but rather because … Continue reading

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From Moaning Myrtle To Dolores Umbridge

We previously discussed the tendency of contemporary jesters to desire more than merely to entertain. There is, for example, a great deal of video and posts that was saved before it was scrubbed for a new subcabinet official in the … Continue reading

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The Revolt Of The Jesters

When I was an undergraduate student at the University of Southern California, I took as one of my general education courses (in arts & letters, if I remember correctly) a course where we had to watch Sullivan’s Travels, a classic … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Criminal Mind: Part Two

When I spoke about the criminal mind previously the reader may think that the criminal mind is in rebellion against civil society or against any authority, and on at least a certain level this is true. Criminals certainly are hostile … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Criminal Mind: Part One

It was my intention to spend today’s Sabbath School talking about Pentecost, and talking about the gifts that God had provided on that day–including the Ten Commandments and the law of the covenant. As happens sometimes, though, the discussion had … Continue reading

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