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Pride and Governments

I’ve done a lot of thinking over the years about systems of government and I’ve come to one conclusion: they ALL fail to one extent or another. Why do they fail? There’s a myriad of reasons; surely, some are specific … Continue reading

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Snapshot Africa: Maize

In Malawi the staple of sun kissed maize is replaced by millet because rain heavy clouds are fickle so water either squeezes or streams from the petulant sky. The rainy seasons cannot be depended upon because gods are fickle, and … Continue reading

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pawns, peasants and slaves

Imagine this: the concept of owning a slave surfaced like a boil on the face of the planet 12,000 years ago. Certainly it was not when bipedal males of the genus Homo habilis were developing stone tools over 2 million … Continue reading

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The Man’s Got Soul (and nuclear weapons)

The Man’s Got Soul, and Nuclear Weapons It was at that moment, back in June of 2001 when I knew the world had changed for good. Odd, I thought, that a “Conservative” like George W. Bush (By the way George, … Continue reading

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