Category Archives: Curriculum of the West

Eminence Front

the Heretick CLICK IMAGE TO READ FULL ARTICLE!! “Drinks flow People forget That big wheel spins, the hair thins People forget Forget they’re hiding The news slows People forget Their shares crash, hopes are dashed People forget Forget they’re hiding … Continue reading

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On Human Understanding~ Excavating the Mytho-poetics of Babel

[Here is a draft of a paper I’m preparing for a Linguistic conference on translation in 2016. Advice is always welcome, although not always heeded. Thanks ~ cK] It is not enough for language to have clarity and content… it … Continue reading

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The American Spirit and the Russian Soul

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 … Continue reading

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Myths, Fairytales, and Power: An Introduction

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 … Continue reading

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There’s Lots More Killing Yet To Be Done According To the UN!

The US hegemony has been working round the clock, and at breakneck speed to kill as many folks as they possibly can across that great swarth of land called the Middle East and Northern Africa, and they are moving now … Continue reading

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