My Magic Island

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People will sometimes accuse me of being in love with tribalism, and I often hear them say, “If you love it so much, why don’t you just go leave everything and go to your magical island?” Those who understand me …

Anywhere in the world

Anywhere in the world

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Anywhere in the world, East or West, you can walk up to a stranger and say, “Let me show you how to be saved,” and you’ll be understood. You may not be believed or welcomed when you speak these words, …

Bullet Biters of 2020, the Culture of Tremendous Extraordinary Bullet Biting

The Great Forgetting

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I wonder if you’ve ever considered how strange it is that the educational and character-shaping structures of our culture expose us but a single time in our lives to the ideas of Socrates, Plato, Euclid, Aristotle, Herodotus, Augustine, Machiavelli, Shakespeare, …

Chat With Daniel Quinn

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Transcript of Lycos Live Chat With Daniel Quinn: 11/21/01 Moderator: Howdy folks. For those of you just joining us…tonight we will be chatting with Mr. Controversy himself, author Daniel Quinn. Hi Daniel, welcome to Lycos Live Events! How’s it going? …

Chat With Daniel Quinn

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Transcript of Lycos Live Chat With Daniel Quinn: 11/21/01 Moderator: Howdy folks. For those of you just joining us…tonight we will be chatting with Mr. Controversy himself, author Daniel Quinn. Hi Daniel, welcome to Lycos Live Events! How’s it going? …

Has human evolution stopped

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Has human evolution stopped? Human evolution stopping? Wrong, wrong, wrong. An essay Daniel wrote relating some content in Ishmael to information in this headlined article by another author. (5/8/2012) Paleoanthropologist John Hawks has plenty of qualifications for his statement that …