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A reblog of submission

I have just discovered a good blog. This series of related posts is worth reading. https://write.as/harold-lee/of-culture-wars-and-mongol-hordes-of-immigrants-and-kings https://write.as/harold-lee/the-value-of-being-cavalier https://write.as/harold-lee/why-study-aristocracy https://write.as/harold-lee/the-mentorship-deficit https://write.as/harold-lee/servants-without-masters https://write.as/harold-lee/the-confucian-heuristic https://write.as/harold-lee/the-best-lack-all-conviction https://write.as/harold-lee/the-obedient-rebels

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Racket

Repost: I was in Sam’s Club recently and saw that the Christmas Decorations and gift baskets are on display and for sale a full month before Halloween. I was reminded of a C.S. Lewis essay. Xmas and Christmas — A … Continue reading

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Baby boomer exmas muzak

Baby boomer xmas muzak is the worst music in the history of the world. It is secularizing, lowest common denominator, garbage.  Every nation without exception has a national religion and Christianity isn’t America’s.  Rule one of American Mammonism, offend no … Continue reading

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The Gervais Saga

Prehistory: https://web.archive.org/web/20140722160420/http://michaelochurch.wordpress.com/2012/09/09/the-3-ladder-system-of-social-class-in-the-u-s/ The cornestone: https://www.ribbonfarm.com/the-gervais-principle/> Read this after gervais principle: https://samzdat.com/the-uruk-series/ Then read all the articles in this series: https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/yivoFJE5e9HRyjXQW/mazes-sequence-summary Then read this: http://benjaminrosshoffman.com/there-is-a-war/ then this after moral mazes sequence and there is a war: https://danco.substack.com/p/the-michael-scott-theory-of-social finish with this: https://mereorthodoxy.com/michael-scott-theory-social-class/ … Continue reading

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Cyrus, David’s Heir?

What did it mean in the late sixth century BCE for the pagan king Cyrus, ruler of the foreign empire Persia, to be called “my shepherd” (Isa 44.28), and “his messiah” (Isa 45.1)? Is Cyrus also a “servant”? Indeed, while … Continue reading

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The Minimum Wage Debate in link form

    The Minimum Wage is Racist Walter Williams Again Social Mobility in America The mainstream view on social mobility, and they speak with a british accent Sowell The validity of price controls in a given market is not an … Continue reading

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Lear, and Edmund; Means, and Ends

“We have been trying, like Lear, to have it both ways: to lay down our human prerogative and yet at the same time to retain it.  It is impossible.  Either we are rational spirit obliged for ever to obey [absolute … Continue reading

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Drones, a Letter to the Editor

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Friday Photo

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Friday Photo

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