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Know thyself, America

The roots of American culture are diverse and widespread, hence our strength.  The largest lie in ancient Greece and Israel.  This post discusses the greatest of the wisdom of Greece:  know thyself.  By meditation on this we might rediscover ourselves, our values, and so again find the true path to a secure and prosperous future. …

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The intelligentsia takes easy steps to abandoning America

Summary of conclusions to my review of comments on this site about reforming America.  These are provocative speculation,s nothing more, based on a tiny sample.  However, we are in trouble if these are representative of America’s intelligentsia.  These comments show a deep alienation from our Republic, going beyond indifference to antipathy.  This situation has historical analogs, in which a dissatisfied …

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