Daily Archive: July 23, 2011

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A song for our times and an open thread

I don’t know about y’all, but it’s been a long time since I’ve had to exert myself so fully towards fighting off my natural inclinations towards pessimism and dread. And on that note: yay!...

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Nationalism

However its boundaries may be constituted, a nation [is] a presumptive locus of sovereignty, and it has functioned in this way for much of world history, particularly during the modern era. Nations are said...

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Terror

So it turns out the Oslo killings were carried out by a white Norwegian guy who is apparently a white nationalist. I’m quite relieved this wasn’t the work of Islamic terrorists since it would...

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