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Trying (and Failing) to Understand Rousseau

My attention was drawn in an email from RdM to a book about socialism by Igor Shafarevich.  In his foreword to the book, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wrote: The doctrines of socialism seethe with contradictions, its theories are at constant odds with its … Continue reading

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Flat Earth Versus Spherical Earth

In the Smoky Drinky Bar on Saturday night, Gráinne was arguing in favour of a Flat Earth with Brigitte and myself (conversations like these only ever happen in the Smoky Drinky Bar). Never having had to argue against a Flat … Continue reading

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