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Magical Thinking and the Myth of Providential Men

Magical Thinking and the Myth of Providential Men

Despite humanity’s considerable leaps in scientific and technological progress in the past 200 years, the collective consciousness of humankind appears to have stood still or even, in many instances, to have regressed to a stage of brutality and lack of rational thinking. This regression of the collective psyche has expressed itself by a revival of [...]

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Jews, Muslims and Christians Once Lived Harmoniously in Palestine

Jews, Muslims and Christians Once Lived Harmoniously in Palestine

Western media renewed its campaign of demonization in summer 2014 against Hamas, the Sunni Islamic organization that leads the Palestinian government in Gaza. This was presumably because Hamas was behind the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers who were later discovered to have been murdered. Later, more substantial information came out to prove that the accusation [...]

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Reset of Imperialist Borders: A Reaction Against Globalization

Reset of Imperialist Borders: A Reaction Against Globalization

People all over the world, including the Scots, Catalans, Tuaregs, Crimeans, Kurds, Pashtuns, Basques and Palestinians are fighting for the right to have their own states. They want to control their lands and destinies and reclaim their national identities. Nations are usually defined by the common grounds of culture, language, and ethnicity within certain natural [...]

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Empires Come and Go: The UK’s Decline to a US Colony

Empires Come and Go: The UK’s Decline to a US Colony

The United Kingdom remained an imperialist power only as long as it could maintain control of its colonies. With an economy devastated by World War I and World War II, the British Empire began to disintegrate. After losing India in 1948, a pivotal point in the history of the British Empire was the 1956 Suez [...]

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Oaks, Traditions and Conflicts: Serbia’s Unpredictable Stability

Oaks, Traditions and Conflicts: Serbia’s Unpredictable Stability

The bus from Novi Sad was proving impossible, an intemperate monster with narrow seating and dirty floors. Not an express, and certainly not this one, this bright red-tinted beast known as the Niš Express which runs through Serbia like a cholesterol-thickened artery. In Serbian, it might be better to term it the Nikad Express: one [...]

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