Archive for October, 2019

El Greco (1541-1614)

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

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Authority without dissent is tyranny and destruction.

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

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We’re All Alice

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Share on Facebook “The Hatter’s remark seemed to her to have no sort of meaning in it, and yet it was certainly English.”  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1911, p.101) Words ought to have meaning.  For the vast majority of us they do.  Unfortunately, we have walked through the looking glass and confront a Mad Hatter. […]

“To the Republic”

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Share on Facebook Political allegiance cuts to the heart of patriotism.  In the Middle Ages, warriors owed their personal allegiance to their Lord.  For warriors, allegiance was earned on the battle field.  For everyone else, the Lord demanded allegiance at the point of a sword.  Monarchs dressed up this crude reality with claims to Divine […]