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Waging War on Pashtun, Nations as Cannon Fodder

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The North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO)  is carrying on a war in Afghanistan that looks suspiciously similar to a war the Russians waged for ten years in the same country. Then the United States government surreptitiously provided funding and training to a rag tag collection of fighters opposed to the Russian invasion providing them with [&hellip... more →

Strong Spirits

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Sports events turn into big advertisement campaigns and entertainment shows. Asics, PowerBar, Red Bull, and other products the sports commentator talked about at length at today’s Ironman triathlon in Frankfurt, Germany. The focus was less on the strong athletes and their outstanding efforts but the products the sportsmen wear and consume as well as on [&hellip... more →

The Stereotypical Mind

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It is about the bureaucratic deformation of the mind, which I think is one of the major contemporary problems in all societies, industrialized or underdeveloped. The book deals with the problem of how specialization in life’s activities can create this kind of deformation of the mind. In order to fulfill his task in an efficient [&hellip... more →

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Playing with Numbers and People

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How fun to watch them dance. Whirling around quickly. Different colors and sizes. The big black ones are the best. They equal great success. Even though the red ones are good for the tax. Behind computer screens shielded from the rest of the world people fervently watch moving numbers on bank accounts. All energy is [&hellip... more →

Abandon the Metaphor

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As a euphemism for compliant, “moderate” in its present political perversion is an achievement of the investment in ideas by American conservatism. Since there is no corresponding investment in ideas to lend continuity to the human rights movements that rose up against the excesses of corporate liberalism, it is no surprise that a lost generation [&hellip... more →

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