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A philosophers take on Liberty


If you could read the minds of “Wild Animals”, we humans might understand the organizational structure, or lack thereof, that makes animals “Free.”

America is grappling with conflicting threats that defy prevailing solutions.

Solutions that under other circumstances might have been remedied by money or been delayed to another time are colliding and making situations intolerable.

America, the mightiest nation in the world is tasting a bitter-sweet fruit with the future uncertain. Continue reading “A philosophers take on Liberty”

Who says Morocco never persecuted its Jews?


“Ashkenaz” in Hebrew refers to Germany, and Ashkenazi Jews are those who originated in Eastern Europe. (Sephardic Jews, by contrast, are from the areas around the Mediterranean Sea, including Portugal, Spain, the Middle East, and Northern Africa.) Continue reading “Who says Morocco never persecuted its Jews?”

Mummified baboons may identify lost land of Punt, ancient Egypt’s trading partner | Live Science

Locating Punt has become a preoccupation for archeologists and those entranced by the prospect of finding lost treasure,( gold, jewels, etcetera, or wisdom).

Often, skeletal remains of animals provide clues as to the direction of the search; in this case Punt.

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The resurrected Medellin Cartel has the US government by the balls

The rise of the narctics trade and the global epidemic of addiction is a direct result of the enormous amount of money to be made in the sale of illicit drugs. The need to unburden yourself from stress, boredom, malaise or to provide enhancement to your everyday experiences by ingesting illicit narcotics is fueling staggering sums of money in the sale of drugs. 

The cost of consuming illicit drugs, cocaine, heroin, pills, marijuana and others  is resulting in untold misery for those who are suceptible to abusing narcotics. Jobs are lost, productivity, as calculated by various entities is reduced, sometimes seriously reduced, families are shattered and society is torned asunder by criminality.

The price of addiction to illicit drugs is a subject that is debated within the community. Depending upon the severity of the damage to the aggrieved the cost is often assumed by a higher authority, one that’s able to bear the cost of providing treatment modalities to individuals, employees, families and the incarcerated.

Inhibiting the flow of narcotics, whether within or across geographic areas hasn’t worked as well as the planners had hoped. The problem has stymied resolution and continues to be a very lucrative enterprise. Continue reading “The resurrected Medellin Cartel has the US government by the balls”

Profiteering in the “Helping” professions

Theoretically, in situations like a Pandemic, the central authority [government] would utlilze its command position to rally the industries or sectors of society to provide its expertise to alleviate suffering without expectation of receiving monetary compensation. Continue reading “Profiteering in the “Helping” professions”