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Shaman US

/ Reading Notes / Wright, Robert: The Evolution of God (Understand: Shame on US is a domain I registered 27 or so years ago.) People pay the shaman to caste evil spirits from their sick child. People do the same … Continue reading

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DiLorenzo, Organized Crime

/ Reading Notes / DiLorenzo, Thomas, Organized Crime, 2012 A couple of typos in the menu made a mess of my DiLorenzo section, I correcting, who knows how much has been lost. No one group in society is more irresponsible … Continue reading

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Notes, Riggenbach, Rivisionism

/ Reading Notes / Why American History Is Not What They Say, An Introduction to Revisionism, Jeff Riggenbach This is so good. I can’t believe how good. I’d thought I’d read some of this, but at the moment I’m not … Continue reading

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Mises Reading Notes

/ Reading Notes / Ludwig von Mises, The ANTI-CAPITALISTIC MENTALITY, 1956 Meritocracy Never mind, these notes are ghastly: I’ll start again, important stuff, from scratch. First, on Merit. 2016 08 23 PM I’ve been reading von Misis for twenty-off hours … Continue reading

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Joseph Campbell Notes

/ Reading Notes / Joseph Campbell Myths to Live By 20016 08 02 Most guardians of society have a tendency in that direction, asserting their authority not for, but against the search for disturbing truths. Lies are what the world … Continue reading

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Bragg’s English

/ Scholarship / Reading Notes / The Adventure of English, Melvyn Bragg 2016 04 11 Writing begins as the secondary arm but soon, for many, becomes the primary source, the guardian, the authority, the soul of language. Yes, writing stabilizes, … Continue reading

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Per Bak Reading Notes

/ Reading Notes / Per Bak, How Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organized Criticality 2015 05 19 Crystals and gases and orbiting planets are not complex, but landscapes are. History is unpredictable, but not unexplainable. Self-organized criticality is a new … Continue reading

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