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What the American Right Looks Like in 2013

__________ The above image is of a ouroboros (a serpent biting its tail). Nothing gets in. Nothing gets out. It’s why the right is so goofed up in the United States right now. Its epistemic closure divorces it from reality. And … Continue reading

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John Gray’s Phrase for Missionary Atheism: “Enlightenment Fundamentalism”

With all the “hoo-haw” back and forth on the Internet about whether there is such a thing as “fundamentalist atheism,” I noticed that the philosopher John Gray today used a curious phrase in an essay for New Statesman: Enlightenment fundamentalism. Below … Continue reading

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Propaganda Slide Depicting “Deformed” Children

Social Darwinism played a significant role in Hitler’s thinking, and it was part of the racialist ideology of the Nazis that the “unfit” (the physically or mentally disabled) should not devour the time and resources of the fit. Consequently, the fit … Continue reading

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