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Post-Normal

We’ve reached the post-truth era. 2016 will be the year the phenomenon of soothing truth was finally recognized, truth that massages our own biases and kneads away troublesome knots of inconvenient fact. Gradients of truth, varying in their veracity, overload our supposedly shortening attention spans and we are collectively led to the newspaper’s logical conclusion: memes […]

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On the Spectrum: An Existentialist Comparison of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged And Aldous Huxley’s The Doors of Perception

The Person: Bruno Two truths inform my nature as a reader: I read books primarily for entertainment and I read passively. My books you’ll find devoid of highlights and notes on the margins, each paperback or hardcover unburdened by the weight of sticky notes. I find those activities distracting and ultimately inconducive towards a meaningful […]

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Why I Like John Bolton

Intrepid, stubborn children do not heed the sensible warnings from their well-meaning parents. When approaching a hot stove, for example, a child’s curiosity overpowers and nullifies anything but the sound of its own desire. Don’t go near there, a mother might say; don’t touch that, a father might chime in. But the child will not […]

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On the Liberal World Order Pt. III

-The following is a post first published on January 6, 2016- Contradiction must be confronted. Ignored problems act as a constant reminder of failure, are an annoying high-pitched whine that distracts in the background, and eventually make themselves heard in the most inconvenient time, in the most unfortunate way. ISIS is not the problem. It […]

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