Quote – The force of circumstances

“They have neither the intelligence, the industry, the moral habits, nor the desire of improvement which are essential to any favorable change in their condition. Established in the midst of another and a superior race, and without appreciating the causes of their inferiority or seeking to control them, they must necessarily yield to the force …

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Reverie – On bumper stickers

Peace through superior firepower. Peace is only one-sided, the ending side of a war is always submission. Submission is not peace. Submission is the kiln for continued war. It is a self-sustaining system once the fire is lit. Like the Olympic torch, it never goes out. You cannot make peace with those who want to …

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Quote – Fierce savages, whose occupations was war

“The tribes of Indians inhabiting this country were fierce savages, whose occupations was war, and whose subsistence was drawn chiefly from the forest… That law which regulates, and ought to regulate in general, the relations between the conqueror and conquered was incapable of application to a people under such circumstances… Discovery gave an exclusive right to extinguish …

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Bipolar ramblings – The torment of drugs. Part I

The first time I agreed to see a psychiatrist, after years of denial and refusal, it did not go what would be professionally unprofessional good... At all... As I sit there rattling off a story that I had only recently even pieced together myself, I thought he was listening. I mean, he asked. And he …

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Interview #2 on The Dangerous History Podcast. Episode 156.

Link to the third interview episode on DHP Link to the second interview episode on DHP Link to the first interview episode on DHP Notes for the DHP interview episodes   From ProfCJ's description of the episode. This is the second part of my conversation with BT, a US Army veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, …

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Interview #1 on The Dangerous History Podcast episode 155

Link to the fourth and final interview on DHP Link to the third interview episode on DHP Link to the second interview episode on DHP Link to the first interview episode on DHP Notes for the DHP interview episodes   Description from ProfCJ and the Dangerous History Podcast... This episode is part 1 of CJ’s discussions …

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Writing exercise in morality and war

My philosophy exercise is a single writing session where I go with an idea and once I am finished, I post it without rewrites, except to correct spelling. We cannot pretend to be a morally superior country and people when we allow torture in the name of national defense. The truth has been in America's …

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Notes for ProfCJ’s Dangerous History Podcast. Episode 1.

Here is the link to my first interview on The Dangerous History Podcast. Below are my notes on the podcast. They are an outline, so the context is lost, without hearing the episode. I am posting this for anyone interested in the sources I utilized as well as the many statistics I quote in the …

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Iran-Iraq War. The Gulf Wars. Sarin nerve gas and Gulf War Illness. A possible link explained.

The whole article can be found at the following link.   From the article... "There's firmer evidence, he says, that nerve agents mess with the mind. Studies of the Aum Shinrikyo survivors link exposure “even at really low doses” to symptoms such as nightmares, headaches, drowsiness, confusion, memory deficits, irritability, and depression—a syndrome called organophosphorus-ester-induced …

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