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Against Revolution

Popular culture is filled with positive depictions of rebellion against oppressive governments and other power structures: Star Wars, Braveheart, V for Vendetta, Hunger Games, etc. Rebellion makes for a nice underdog story and provides an easy justification for our beleaguered … Continue reading

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Escaping the Narrow Provincialism of Your Time and Place

If you’re reading this, chances are you live in a Western country, probably somewhere in the English speaking world. Have you ever noticed that almost all of the people around you – and probably you as well – hold a … Continue reading

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