“I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar!”

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“We came, we saw, he died!”

It might be the case that some of my readers will take my current remarks as a criticism of women, generally. It is not. However, there are certain more extreme feminist elements, globally, that will necessarily take offense. I am prepared for this reaction.

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The Soul of the Subject – Redux (Edited For Presentation to the Presidential Academy in Barnaul, Russia, 02-24-15)

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Once upon a time,  I dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering here and there, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of my happiness as a butterfly, unaware that I was myself.   Soon I awoke, and there I was, myself again. Now I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly, dreaming I am a man. (Chuang Tzu)

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A New Door: Let It Roll Baby, Roll!

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Heads were rolling in Libya last week, right along the lovely Mediteranean coastline. blood in the water… At least, that is what the new Islamic State would like you to believe. Now, mind you, I do not doubt their claim for one post-modern, neoliberal minute.

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After the Deluge: The Recovery of Ecstasy

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Modernity Eclipsed!

This ever-new-and-improved post-modern bubble in which we are living— routinely and affectionately referred to as the progress of Western Civilization — is not merely unsustainable, but it was wrong-headed from the very get-go.

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Tightening the Noose: What’s Left?

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2001 was the watershed year in ‘righting’ our inverted totalitarian Ship of State — the Western geopolitical imperial hegemony. The previously soft-shoe, largely market-driven approach to maintaining obedience over those populations participating in the Western Curriculum, was discarded…

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