Daily Archives: September 20, 2011

Conflict Poem: Vitaï Lampada by Sir Henry Newbolt (1862-1938)

There’s a breathless hush in the Close to-night —  Ten to make and the match to win —  A bumping pitch and a blinding light,  An hour to play and the last man in.  And it’s not for the sake … Continue reading

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Conflict Poem: The Drum by John Scott (1731-1783)

The Drum by John Scott (1731 – 1783) I hate that drum’s discordant sound,  Parading round, and round, and round:  To thoughtless youth it pleasure yields,  And lures from cities and from fields,  To sell their liberty for charms  Of … Continue reading

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Conservative Genocidal Impulses and Albert Camus

First let me state that genocidal impulses are not restricted to conservatives. Indeed Stalin, and Mao demonstrate the contrary with at least 30 million deaths attributable to each. But when I read that: ‘Tea Party favorite Andrew Breitbartz told a conservative audience in … Continue reading

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Financial Markets and the Future

‘Financial markets have a very safe way of predicting the future. They cause it.’ George Soros, Der Spiegel      

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