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Solzhenitsyn & Limits of Positivism

“A significant and perhaps irreversible process I believe, threatens to advance substantially in the twenty-first century is humanities hazardous crossing from a natural existence into a technosphere. Technical progress, which for centuries grew by devouring nature, now proceeds at the … Continue reading

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The Sons of Perdition vs. The Sons of Liberty

Ask anyone from the U.S. when the Second World War ended.  They always say 1947. Ask anyone from Poland when the Second World War ended.  They always say 1989. When the militant atheist Marxists throughout Russia asked how many divisions … Continue reading

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An Islamic Vortex: Battle Against the West Commenced

How is studying the diplomatic and intelligence propaganda of the Soviets a prerequisite for defeating Islamic militancy? Any brief historical reading of Iran’s most recent communique to its exiled community reveals a deep Satanic cynicism identical to the rapacious murderous … Continue reading

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Lenin’s Train: A Prostrate Russia, An Exhausted Near East & Nuclear Iran

What does a 1917 train ride from Geneva financed by German partisans portend for the Arab Spring? Lenin arrived at his Finland train station in 1917, where he quickly advanced a militant atheist, Socialist utopian agenda on an exhausted Russia. … Continue reading

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France: Unintended Consequences Of A Bastard Ally

Few academics have been driven to excoriate the craven French as they lovingly embraced Marxism, the incubus of revolutionary fever that cradled the genocide in South East Asia.  Even fewer have quarried how Solzhenitsyn’s ‘Gulag’ was the text that finished … Continue reading

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Irving Kristol, Isaiah Berlin, Norman Podhoretz: Marxian Shylocks & The Political Incubus Of Failure

The cherished yet divided life of diasporic Jews in America exemplified in Kissenger, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Irving Kristol, Isaiah Berlin, Norman Podhoretz, Einstein and hosts of other brilliant minds relieved from the tyranny of Fascism in Europe was on full … Continue reading

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George Orwell & Aldous Huxley Fathers of Doublespeak: A Clarion Call To Church & Artists

Both Orwell (real name Eric Blair) and Huxley left a substantial body of work that bore out the conviction that modern man was incapable of coping, resolving the demands of his time.  Other writers, less artistic yet still formidable in … Continue reading

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