Book Report: Lords of the Sea: the Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy. By John Hale.

Hale’s thesis in Lords of the Sea is a simple one. The Athenian lead naval conflict with the forces of Xerxes created an environment that broke down the social norms and threw the Athenian people into an interesting position. This position, seeing the break down from the usually restrict category of military service, created the …

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Violence is not the answer. NPR article response.

"If a city or state refuses to take the actions that are necessary to defend the life and property of their residents, then I will deploy the United States military and quickly solve the problem for them," [Trump] said. FALSE. The US Military does not "solve," anything, look at our track record of 30 years …

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Faded memories and bipolar ramblings part I

**Trigger warning** NSFW and shit like that.   Time does funny things to memories. They slowly begin to fade and details, the tail end of the brains are very own Doppler effect. If one is to recount a memory with those who share the experience, the individual minds conspire to change the facts, details, and …

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Poem – In the war between Heaven and Hell

In the war between Heaven and Hell Angels and Demons alike perished We watched as their fiery bodies fell   God was furious   His mighty barks pierced the mind He kicked up a great deal of fire and brimstone The floods Noah spoke of had no parallels in time   God was vengeful   …

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