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About thrasymachus33308

I like fast cars, fast women and southern-fried rock. I have an ongoing beef with George Orwell. I take my name from a character in Plato's "Republic" who was exasperated with the kind of turgid BS that passed for deep thought and political discourse in that time and place, just as I am today. The character, whose name means "fierce fighter" was based on a real person but nobody knows for sure what his actual political beliefs were. I take my pseudonym from a character in an Adam Sandler song who was a obnoxious jerk who pissed off everybody.

A House of Mirrors Is Fun

“When you gaze into the abyss, remember that the abyss gazes also into you”- Nietzche That’s a great quote for a young person discovering Nietzche. It’s a little dramatic, but it’s a reminder that looking is a two-way street. It’s … Continue reading

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Tommy Robinson

Tommy got arrested for live streaming outside a trial of Moslem rapists. Which is “illegal” in the UK. People report on trials all the time here but it’s a critical threat to justice there, at least if you are talking … Continue reading

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The Chase Response in South Africa

Long ago, prompted by the Trayvon Martin case, I wrote a couple things (this and then this) about the chase response. Roughly the chase response is when a predator is stimulated to pursue and attack another animal when the animal … Continue reading

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The Thomas Wales Killing

Last month a story popped up again that comes back every few years- the unsolved murder of Assistant US Attorney Thomas Wales. There are many news stories on the matter, too numerous and similar to link, that tell the story. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! God Yul!

It’s snowing. If I didn’t have to go out in that shit I wouldn’t mind, I’d eat and drink and play with the boy and cuddle with my wife. But I’m a long way from home and I do have … Continue reading

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Sam ‘N’ Ella’s Farm Fresh Chicken

Sam ‘N’ Ella’s Farm Fresh Chicken is flying off the shelves, and they need a new chicken processing plant. Having researched sites and checked on incentives, they decide on Cracker County. Preliminary interest in Cracker County is high. It’s a … Continue reading

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Who Can You Trust?

Who can you trust? Trust is assumed in a lot of situations, but other times the question needs to be asked directly. I was reading some true crime book about motorcycle gangs. A meth cooker was said to work only … Continue reading

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