Monthly Archives: September 2011

Speeding Neutrino & The Death Of Einstein

There are a lot of papers floating around in academic circles heralding the death of Einstein’s theory of relativity.  The vast majority of these papers are just plain nonsense. But the experiments in Switzerland recently reveal that Einstein’s theory of … Continue reading

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How The Secular World Began

Just as contemporary historians and philosophers are finally beginning to ride astride the findings of Catholic theologians on distinguishing variable modes of the Enlightenment (Hans Urs von Balthasar, John Courtney Murray, Henri De Lubac and Gertrud Himmelfard) all come to … Continue reading

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The Great Depression, Keynesian Economics & Growth of Productvity

Dr. Cole is professor of political economy at the University of Pennsylvania, he as written a very profound book detailing how Roosevelt’s economic policies during the Great Depression did in fact hamper recovery.  This is not a purely academic debate, … Continue reading

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Zara Steiner: Triumph Of The Dark: The International Order & The Rise Of Hitler

The vast quantity of historical material regarding the international order prior to the Second World War is staggering.  It remains nearly impossible to add or detract from what has already been published.  I say this with great reservation, for there … Continue reading

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African American’s ‘Keeping It Real’: Black Identity & Assimilation Of An American Underclass

Shelby Steele and Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan remain the two individuals who have struggled with the ‘African American Problem’ as both Nixon and Moynihan termed it.  Fearing that 1960’s race riots would undermine the gains of the Civil Rights movement, … Continue reading

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China: The Financial Midget

Jonathan Anderson resides as the Global emerging market economist at UBS.  He has finally vanquished the false idea that China will out perform the United States as the market leader of a global world.  This false idea of a supreme … Continue reading

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Spinoza, Kant, Solomon Maimon & Jewish Secularization In 18th Century Europe

‘The Road to Modernity’ by Gertrud Himmelfarb, the wife of Irving Kristol and mother of Fox News contributor and founder/editor of Washington’s ‘The Weekly Standard’ William Kristol is the most significant public contribution to any understanding of the European Enlightenment … Continue reading

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American Colossus

“Gentleman, you have undertaken to cheat me.  I won’t sue you for the law takes too long.  I will ruin you.”   Cornelius Vanderbilt 1890. When Vanderbilt left America for business in South America, his business partners began exploiting his … Continue reading

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Grand Pursuit: Story Of Economic Genius

The love of central planning, esotericism and specialization dominate economics (political economy) like no other discipline.  How else to explain the likes of Paul Samuelson, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, Joan Robinson and Irving Fischer.  The soft underbelly reveals a … Continue reading

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Ian Kershaw & The Last Volume Of His Magisterial Work On Nazi Germany

Ian Kershaw’s magisterial research into Adolf Hitler and the rise of Nazism is unrivaled in its scope, depth and sheer force of achievement.  His final installment on the Third Reich is now complete with ‘The End:  Hitler’s Germany 1944-45’.  It … Continue reading

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