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Pandemics and Ideologies

A man’s life’s no more than to say ‘one’ – Hamlet tells his friend Horatio (1). And Voltaire has a character from one of his novels declare, “… We in a manner begin to die the very moment we are born: our existence is no more than a point, our duration an instant, and our Read More

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Quantitative Easing

The godfathers of modern banking have a lively lexical imagination. They invented a brave new vocabulary that simultaneously informs and misinforms, leads and misleads, darkens and enlightens, depresses and amuses – while inevitably taxing and confusing the understanding of the uninitiated. Take ‘quantitative easing,’ for example. Scrambling for a meaning, the average mortal could possibly Read More

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A Deep Divine

“…meditating with two deep divines, Not sleeping, to engross his idle body, But praying, to enrich his watchful soul.” King Richard III, act 3, sc. 7 Sipping an espresso in the park’s cafe’, I looked at the trees, thinking of that “time of the year… when yellow leaves, or none, or few do hang upon Read More

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Devil and Politics

“The devil knew not what he did when he made man politic; he crossed himself by ‘t.” (Timon of Athens act 3 sc.3) Tips for Use. This truth has literally hundreds if not thousands of daily verifications especially inside the political-financial-military complex. To name a few examples, wholesale destruction of countries and people in the Read More

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