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A Tale of Two Political Philosophies

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas – Merry Hanukkah

            On Christmas Eve 2015, I hung out in the shadows at Pen Ryn Mansion with the hope and intention of witnessing a legend about which has been around for centuries in my part of … Continue reading

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Rocking a Cradle of Democracy: A Colossal Piece of Ancient Architecture

The early morning sounds of garbagemen, their slamming the lids of trash cans in the rear courtyard of my Roman hotel, woke me up quickly out of a sound sleep. I opened the nearby window sashes to greet the dawn … Continue reading

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