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Germany, Russia and Remembrance of Things Past

Hegel the philosopher demonstrated that all partial truths are falsehoods. For partial truths are all the infinite half-truths that, stated without context and without qualifying their limits, become outright manipulations. Wherefrom it follows that great historical movements and events share, at their root, dynamics quite similar to those involved in the birth of great religions.

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Shakespeare, Truth & the Berlin Wall

“When forty winters shall besiege thy brow, And dig deep trenches in thy beauty’s field….” These lines from the famous Sonnet may come to mind when looking at the picture of the young lady, talking on a portable phone, the size and cumbersomeness of which betray the age when it was used and the photo Read More

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Shakespeare, Truth and Malaysian Flight MH17

“… he will lie, sir, with such volubility,that you would think truth were a fool” All’s Well That Ends Well, act 4, sc. 3 Readers will no doubt have noticed the stony silence of both the regime media and of the Administration about the investigation on how flight MH17 was brought down and by whom.

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