Category Archives: Culture War

A wannabe dictator never cries: Except maybe for himself

For Trump, there’s only one victim: himself. He fears political defeat more than the deaths of millions Lucian K. Truscott IV | Salon A photograph purporting to show Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in tears, having lost all hope over … Continue reading

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The “Modern Apostles” Who Want to Steer American into the End Times

The Seven Mountain Mandate is a manifesto for conquering all aspects of American life. By Elle Hardy @ theoutline.com At first blush, it could be the premise of a terrible airport novel: A group of self-proclaimed “apostles” have a plan … Continue reading

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Maps Paint a Dark Future for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

by Yessenia Funes | Gizmodo The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the last pristine landscapes in America. Tucked along the northern border of Alaska and Canada, the nearly 20 million acres of wilderness is home to a variety … Continue reading

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What Would Joseph Campbell Think?

I love this… I am often thinking about Joseph Cambell and his brilliant view on modern life and the human condition through the lens of mankind’s myths and mythology. – cPaul From BILLMOYERS.COM: A Facebook member responded to our recent post Bill Moyers … Continue reading

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Culture Industry

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_industry https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/adorno/1944/culture-industry.htm https://www.researchgate.net/publication/267209041_The_Culture_Industry_by_Adorno_Horkheimer_Left-wing_elitist_nonsense

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Americans Dating in the Trump Era

By Aidan Gardine | NYT | Jan. 25, 2020 ‘There Are Too Many Minefields’: Readers on Swiping and Dating in the Trump Era More than 200 people told the New York Times about their political deal breakers, the subtle profile clues … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Y’All in the USA Get Along? (A Perspective From a Canadian)

If we here in Canada appear to be anti- or pro-Trump, it should not be assumed that our opinions are formed in a vacuum or without discerning the news. It may come as a surprise that many of us are … Continue reading

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Vote the Common Good

As the distance for the 2020 US Presidental Election shortens, and the back-and-forth bickering suggests “civil war” more than “civil discourse”, here’s a USA -based Christian political group that makes sense to me as an outsider. While the usual rhetoric … Continue reading

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Here’s what could be lost if Trump bombs Iran’s cultural treasures

Yes, there’s a lot wrong with the track of the Iran government’s hard-line policies, especially those related to Israel. However, the American powers that be seem to believe it’s time to take the “civil” out of western-civilization. Folks, the international … Continue reading

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Is Trumpism a Cult?

Has Trumpism become a cult? A new book by Sean Illing, a former cult member, makes the case. Sean Illing of VOX recently had a conversation with Steve Hassan. The question almost feels like a provocation. And yet more and … Continue reading

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