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The Medium is the Message: Historical Impact of New Technologies

New media are usually haled as a major step in the spreading of enlightenment and knowledge. However: In 1487 two Dominican Friars Heinrich Kramer and Jakob Sprenger published “Malleus Malificarum”, (Hammer of the Witches) the definitive treatise on why someone … 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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Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin 1933-1945

I have just finished probably the most grueling book I have ever read: ‘Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin’ by Timothy Snyder. What he calls the bloodlands were the territories of eastern Poland and western Soviet Union, including the Baltic … Continue reading

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