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Political Societies as Coalitions Of Subcultures

Political societies are coalitions of diverse subcultures or movements. And so I’ve been trying to remember all the cultural movements that I’ve seen arise over the past 70 years, and which were overlaid on top of the pre-existing culture, which … Continue reading

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The Controllers and the Controlled

I don’t like Tobacco Control because they’re trying to control people. And I have an instant aversion to anyone who is trying to control me. I hate it. And so I hate Tobacco Control. And I work for its complete … Continue reading

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Empty Moral Outrage

I was going to use the title of “Smokers Of The World, Unite” for today’s essay, until I discovered that I’d already used it, over four years ago. But this time the essay was anyway going to be less about … Continue reading

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The Next 100 Years

I often think that I’m much more optimistic than many of my readers and commenters. And I’ve been wondering why that’s so. And I think it’s because I tend to take a long term view of things. The late Captain … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Bomb

Another day, another bomb. In the Guardian report on it today, there was no mention of either the words “islam” or “muslim”. Although the Telegraph did include a mention: ​Islamic State supporters celebrate Manchester attack online It has all the … Continue reading

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Old and New Realities

I don’t know what news to believe any more. It didn’t used to be this way. It used to be that you turned on the radio or TV and you got news out of it like you got water out … Continue reading

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The Other Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming

A month or so back I showed a video of my bubble model of the atmosphere, which had bubbles of air rolling over the surface of the earth, and bouncing off each other. I was particularly pleased that the air bubbles … Continue reading

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