Category Archives: Human Dignity

Ukraine Coronavirus Panic Underlying Causes – Part IV

Dear Readers: Continuing with Storozhenko’s analysis of the Ukraine-Coronavirus sitrep.  But first, I have this related, and newer, piece by Alexei Nechaev.  We’ll return to Storozhenko and his analysis of the root causes of the crisis, fomenting in Western Ukraine … Continue reading

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Ukraine Coronavirus Panic Underlying Causes – Part III

Dear Readers: Where we left off in this analysis of the Ukraine-coronavirus story, we were creeping towards the conclusion that, at least some of this virulent reaction (on the part of the Ukrainian peasantry) might be a simple case of … Continue reading

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Ukraine Coronavirus Panic Underlying Causes – Part II

Dear Readers: Trying to figure out, along with reporter Nikolai Storozhenko, if there is something deeper to this Ukrainian coronavirus story, than just people being dumb and ignorant.  Are there some deeper, underlying causes that would make people attack a … Continue reading

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Ukraine Coronavirus Panic Underlying Causes – Part I

Dear Readers: Everybody who reads them some history books knows that plagues incite blind panic, especially in ignorant populations.  And when ignorant people lash out against plagues and the victims of plagues, often the [ironical] result is to spread the … Continue reading

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Happy Martin Luther King Day!

Dear Readers: Happy Martin Luther King Day!  (I have to get to work early today and I don’t have time for my Porgy recap project, I’ll continue on with that in tomorrow’s post, but I just wanted to say a … Continue reading

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Liquidation of Illiteracy In Soviet Russia

Dear Readers: Today I have this historical piece from Argumenty I Fakty (aif.ru), by author Konstantin Kudryashov.  The title is: “We are not slaves, slaves not We!” – Why the Liquidation of Illiteracy Dragged Along Commenters to the piece have … Continue reading

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A White Christmas For Santa’s Helper – Part III

Dear Readers: Today, on Catholic Christmas Eve, concluding our exploration of this interesting Dutch character known Zwarte Piet, or “Black Pete”, who is one of Santa’s helpers in the Low Countries.  For years and even decades, Piet just kept trundling … Continue reading

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