…A Sow’s Ear: Cognitive Dissonant(s)

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Did you ever wonder why Russia is such an intriguing place… that ‘riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma’.  Let’s forget about Ukraine and ‘Porky’ Poroshenko for the moment, and just focus on its prime sponsor and dance partner over the last few centuries — the Big Bear.

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Chasing the West: Caught In the Spider’s Web!

These are interesting times. Are they not? The world continues on its collision course with both human history and geologic destiny, while the “only indispensable country” debates with itself how to “flush” the remainder of humanity for which it no longer has any need.

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Dread and The Terror of History

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In the current twilight of apocalyptic global affairs, Kafkaesque geopolitical mayhem, and catastrophic climate-change, perhaps it is relevant to take a break from the competition, and reflect briefly on the terror of historical consciousness and the real dread of history through which we are living.

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The Soul of the Subject: A View of Russia’s Rush to Modernity

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“The Russian Soul is a dark place.” Dostoyevsky, The Idiot

“To be modern is to have two qualities: reason and will.” So says Aleksandr Dugin, contemporary Russian philosopher and sociologist at Moscow State University, speaking about Post-modernity in Western Society.

 

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Dugin, Heidegger, and the Politics of Openness

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There is quite a bit of commotion these days over the state of the world, including the state of our State.  We are witness to dramatic shifts in geopolitics, as well as social and economic relations among peoples, as trailing indicators of shrinking resources in a heating planet. We see more ‘terrorism

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