Not with a bang?

Submitted by frlarry on Fri, 06/28/2019 - 11:45

Although I have yet to take much interest in the debates, I've gotten the impression the Democratic candidates this year are engaged in a bidding war. Bright, shiny voting blocks are up for bid. Which candidate will promise the most free stuff? Will any of these voting blocks consider the deep questions of funding, or will they just be impressed by all the Monopoly money on the table?

A postmodern pantheon...

Submitted by frlarry on Thu, 04/11/2019 - 16:05
  In the beginning, there were tribes.
  Very quickly, there evolved super-tribes, which came to be called kingdoms.
  But, kingdoms were too small to defend themselves against powerful kingdoms,...

  ...powerful ancient kingdoms ruled by Chinese, Assyrians, ...

  ...and there emerged Empires.

  ...but, not right away.

For, kingdoms had to first learn how to dominate, then subjugate.
Egyptians, Assyrians, Greeks, Persians,...
...prepared the ground for the colossus of Nebuchadnezzar's dream...

And then history saw the empires...

Beginning with Nebuchadnezzar's own,
  the Babylonian

Identity politics in our nominalist, PC, moral relativist world...

Submitted by frlarry on Sun, 04/07/2019 - 16:10
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As everyone (presumably) knows, Dennis Prager is a conservative. As everyone (presumably) knows, Candace Owens is a conservative. Progressivism, 21st century style, is more totalitarian about matters of identity politics than their 20th century forebears.

For an interesting sense of perspective on this developing social/moral/political collapse, see "The Candace Owens Show: Rob Smith".