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On The Geopolitics Of Fantasy Games

One of my hobbies is worldbuilding. The creation of imaginary worlds as the material for thought experiments and the like is something that is a good way to better understand the world. When we can understand the effect of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Landscape And Memory

Landscape And Memory, by Simon Schama This is a deeply interesting book. That does not mean that I have any particular agreement about the author’s thoughts about the relationship of landscape and religion, because the author seems to view Christian … Continue reading

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Why Are You Running?

One of the aspects of the contemporary political world that I have found fascinating is the attempt by a great many nations to move their capital cities. This is not exactly a new phenomenon, after all. The idea of creating … Continue reading

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On The Ports Of The Red Sea

Sometimes I have an interest in odd things, and one of those things is ports. Ports are cities that are on bodies of water that provide access to the inexpensive transportation of people and goods through ships. The Red Sea … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Course Of Irish History

The Course Of Irish History, edited by T.W. Moody & F.X. Martin One of the interesting aspects of this particular book is that it began life as a television show that featured various episodes on Irish history in a somewhat … Continue reading

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Book Review: Age Of Walls

Age Of Walls: How Barriers Between Nations Are Changing Our World, by Tim Marshall This book, if his previous works had not done so, would have solidified the author’s reputation as a globalist jorno who wrote to other sympathetic people … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prisoners Of Geography

Prisoners Of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About The World, by Tim Marshall Does this map fulfill its lofty claim in its subtitle? No, but even if the author is a bit of a journalistic hack, it is not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oregon (MyReportLinks.com)

Oregon (My ReportLinks.com), by Ron Knapp There is something almost endearing about this book and the primitive way it seeks to incorporate the web in its designs. The book makes what it thinks to be an audacious claim about promising … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oregon (The United States)

Oregon (The United States), by Julie Murray What is it that people thought about Oregon fifteen years ago or so, and that they wanted to convey to others? This is the sort of question that this book answers in an … Continue reading

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Book Review: People On The Move: An Atlas Of Migration

People On The Move:  An Atlas Of Migration, by Russel King I have to admit that while I did not find this to be a perfect book, there was a lot to celebrate about this book and its approach to … Continue reading

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