. . . And any deeper meaning is illusory.” Reader Ken Francis, author with Theodore Dalrymple of The Terror of Existence: From Ecclesiastes to Theatre of the Absurd, read our piece on Darwinian philosopher Michael Ruse explaining why he is not a new atheist. He thought other readers might be interes
American political power is based on fossil fuels, and the US military is the engine that consumes those fuels to produce that power. So long as there is an American political elite that craves lucrative personal prestige and the ability to dominate internationally, the US economy will be fossil-fueled capitalism that maintains the military colossus that enables and protects those elite ambitions. More
It is surprising to suddenly realize the ‘hand with two deuces’ that is the marxist platform, essentially a flawed, incomplete form of crypto-propaganda masquerading as scientific theory. Surely Marx understood this was ‘bluff’. The distinction of utopian versus scientific socialism collapses completely as we examine the basically mythological economic historicism of Marx in his later works such as Capital.
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In a neoliberal age that has a high threshold of disappearance, the sins of a Vichy-inspired history have returned and are deeply rooted in a Republican Party that is as criminogenic as it is morally irresponsible and politically corrupt.