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Posts from ‘April, 2013’

Boston

My immediate reaction to the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, several days after the event (I don’t have a TV, nor do I want one), was amazement at the amount of military force deployed to capture two individuals. I waited, patiently, for a response from more thoughtful individuals and sure enough, […]

Capitalism, Socialism, & Community

Still searching, still learning … I found these comments on a socialist site and I’m posting them for future reference. I think he is quite correct when he states that there are three reasons why capitalism has disrupted traditional communities: first, the destruction of rural villages and towns, second, capitalism’s emphasis on extreme individualism and […]