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Thirty Books

An amusing feminine uprising is currently running strong, regarding the tidy queen Marie Kondo quote “Ideally, own less than 30 books.” First off, context is important: this is what she personally does, and is not a recommendation for all to … Continue reading

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Infiltration 2.0

A bombshell new report in Foreign Policy reveals that up to 30 CIA agents and assets working in China were identified and executed by Chinese counterintelligence over a two year period after the CIA’s encrypted communications system was infiltrated.  The report is … Continue reading

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Socialist Nobility

An amusing story from FEE – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s $3,500 Suit Fits a Longstanding Socialist Tradition – highlights some interesting points regarding socialism. Collectivism and Central Planning Create an Elite Ruling Class Practically speaking, the process of proselytizing and mobilizing a … Continue reading

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A Fable of Lions and Mice

Story Taken from a Grade One story, for six year old children. So, one day, a lion caught a mouse… He lifted her by the tail. He swung her slowly through the air. “An afternoon snack,” Lion said. “Delightful.” Mouse … Continue reading

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Interest in the Heavens

This label of the Dark Ages was applied to the Middle Ages by the folks that lived just after the Middle Ages who thought of themselves as better — so sort of a form of chronological snobbery if you will … Continue reading

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Bad Maps

Bad maps can get you in a LOT of trouble, whether you are military, scouts, a merchantman, or any other kind of Traveller. Some maps are deliberately bad. Whoever makes those maps have quite a bit of power. Maps are … Continue reading

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Exporting Earth; Attack of the Drones

More drones and robots, please – both examples and easy-to-use design procedures. (Especially for Classic Traveller The Cepheus Engine)

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