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Middle Class Homelessness
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This piece appeared originally on XYZ.

It is a difficult thing for a man to face himself one day in the mirror and realise that, regardless of the delusions and aspirations he has held in his breast until time revealed them as false, he is a failure. This, of course, can be a liberating moment; but it is always a painful one. It may be that he had hoped to be a professional athlete, but after years of trying he faces himself and swallows the bitter pill that this will never happen. Perhaps he hoped to reach six feet, but at 20 finally accepts that he will always be 5 foot 10.… Read the rest

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Who is the Oligarchy?
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As you are no doubt aware, politics is the puppet show put on for us peasants by the puppeteer oligarchs. But who are the oligarchy exactly?

All republican or representative forms of government are actually oligarchies, or very quickly become them. Rome had several rebellions by the proles┬áduring its early republican history until they were given the tribunate to represent their interests politically. Even this position was abrogated by the patricians over time, and became part of the bundle of offices the emperors used to justify their supreme authority. This followed two centuries of disastrous civil wars caused by infighting among oligarchic factions.… Read the rest

The Economy of God and the Economy of Satan
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This post follows on from Why I am a Christian.

For those of who have never read the Bible, it’s not just a story of how Jesus did nice things for people. Actually the topic Jesus talked about most often was the coming judgement for those who are outside him, and his imagery was pretty intense. The Bible is not about punishment though; it is about redemption. It’s a letter from God explaining his plan to fix everything back to how he first intended it because he loves you so much. The image of God as harsh and cruel is an old Gnostic lie that we see throughout our culture.… Read the rest