Recollection, Releasement, and Reconstitution

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We live now in a world of unnatural wonders: virtual communities, corporate personhood, iPads, ‘bluetooth’ ears, selfies, 24/7 i-spy eavesdropping, instant global communication; all the accoutrements to give bureaucrats, emperors, and dime-a-dance dictators a complete set of controls over their subjects…

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Foundations of an Anarchic Philosophical-Anthropology

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Here I will propose a foundation in support of an anarchistic approach to reconstituting human community. But any effort to understand the possibility of such an enterprise begs a prior philosophical issue: “what does it mean to be human?”

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America Pivots to Brzezinski’s Delusion of Eurasian Conquest

By Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould

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“We are, and I don’t want to sound alarmist but I am alarmed, closer to the actual possibility of war with Russia than we have ever been since the Cuban missile crisis. That’s how bad it’s been.” (Stephen Cohen)

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The American Spirit and the Russian Soul

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The American Spirit was founded upon a false and troubling premise: that competition and winning, a.k.a., conquest, is the royal road to happiness. In fact just the reverse seems to be the case for the great majority of peoples, and apparently for the planet at large. Yet we Americans have been conditioned over many centuries to believe in this fantasy — that the “democratic” ideals of equality, fraternity, and liberty somehow thrive in a competitive, capitalist environment — that competition leads down the road to universal prosperity, as if this were a “good in itself.”

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Myths, Fairytales, and Power: An Introduction

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There is much talk today about power — political, economic, military — not to mention the waning pop-psychological notion of ‘personal’ power that had infused much of the West’s preoccupation since the ‘80’s through the present day. We see this perverse concept now as a defining characteristic of global affairs.

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