Monthly Archives: July 2011

Predators and Princes: From Kinship To Kingship

Over the past few decades I have come to understand that the gradual transition to a pastoral and agriculturally-based economy, and thus the move to domestication and urbanization, was accompanied by a profound shift in our experience of being in … Continue reading

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Philosophizing With A Hammer: Smashing The Idols

Some Christian extremist has claimed responsibility for a terrorist attack that left over 90 people, including many children dead in Norway.  A war on Islam, he called it.  I guess the pressure of current events sent him over the edge. … Continue reading

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The Ice Maiden and the Cock: Count Down To Collapse

Well the IMF has a new boss, same as the old boss; but softer and gentler. Right? “Greece’s efforts to close its budget gap have gone a long way but are not sufficient,” new International Monetary Fund managing director Christine … Continue reading

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Master-Slave: Free Will or Primal Autonomy

“The entire point in the human condition is that it forces us to exist in perceived separation, aloneness…” This quotation, lifted from a commentary by Anarchrist to my last blog post, is the inspiration for my present offering. Self interest … Continue reading

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Independence Day: Freedom and Human Nature

Greece, England, Wisconsin! Who’s next? Ireland, Spain, Minnesota, California? The vocal and increasingly violent displays of displeasure with new austerity measures are multiplying across the globe. The plan of the international oligarchs and banksters, a plan to maintain the lifestyles … Continue reading

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