Day: April 22, 2019

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Every Vestige of Western Culture is a Vestige of Barbarism

Every Vestige of Western Culture is a Vestige of Barbarism On April 15, for reasons not yet fully clarified by the French authorities, a large proportion of Notre Dame Cathedral was consumed by fire. The incident itself is regrettable, for, as prevailing common sense rightly points out, any material loss of human culture, regardless of…

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The Assange Arrest Is a Warning from History

The Assange Arrest Is a Warning from History The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against courage. Six policemen manhandled a sick journalist, his eyes wincing against his first natural light inĀ  almost seven years….

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Goebbelsian Doublespeak: B. R. Ambedkar and the RSS

Goebbelsian Doublespeak: B. R. Ambedkar and the RSS Historically, the philosophical roots of the RSS can be located in German National Socialism and the former has constantly strived to live up to the ideals of its mentors. This is best illustrated when the RSS indulges in Goebbelsian doublespeak to further its exclusivist nationalism. A lie…