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The Deep State

A few days ago Donald Trump said he was pulling US forces out of Syria. Next day, pretty much, Syria’s Assad gassed a few dozen or few hundred people in Damascus, and a huge international outcry began, demanding that Assad … Continue reading

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Cultural Fragility

Following on from yesterday’s Living In A Time Of Madness, I’ve been thinking how culturally fragile human civilisations are. I don’t mean this so much in the modern sense of sustainability (e.g. Peak Oil resource depletion), but rather how easily … Continue reading

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