Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Tiger

…from the quills of the dead white poets William Blake (1757-1827)  Tiger! Tiger! burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry? In what distant deeps or skies Burnt the fire … Continue reading

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Easter

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I seem to recall that some time ago somebody told me not to mix religion and politics, (or was it religion and wine?) but being not a great believer in either, I hope … Continue reading

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Israel’s Insightful Cynicism

By Robert D. Kaplan Chief Geopolitical Analyst Israel is in the process of watching a peace treaty unravel. I don’t mean the one with Egypt, but the one with Syria. No, I’m not crazy. Since Henry Kissinger’s shuttle diplomacy in … Continue reading

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Quote III – Pascal

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) – “When you say that Christ did not die for all men, you are abusing a weakness of men, who at once apply this exception to themselves, and this encourages despair, instead of turning them away from … Continue reading

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Try, try again

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The poor bloke was never conscious of his limitations, and so he does not realise that his proper metier would be a clerk counting paper-clips in some government bureaucracy. Were it not for … Continue reading

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Family Destruction as Consolidation of Power

From the Spearhead: Thompson’s description of the chaotic situation in what is now known as Israel in the 1st millenium BC. Caught between multiple competing empires, the people of the region were battered by successive invasions and land grabs. As … Continue reading

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Julia přežila

RUDOLF VÝBORNÝ Před časem, je to již dosti dlouho, jsem předpověděl, že Julia Gillard, povede stranu práce do příštích voleb. Mezitím jsem několikráte měl dúvodné pochyby, že se má předpověď nesplní. Po posledních událostech v Canbeře je však skoro jisté, … Continue reading

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Move along. Nothing to see here!

We’re still operating on a 100-year-old architecture in the Labor Party where many people are influenced by outside forces. They are not their own people. They’re influenced in what they do by other people and that has a big impact … Continue reading

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Seemly Lesson to the Good-for-Noughts

…from the quills of the dead white poets  Francois Villon (1431 – 1463)  I Fair sons, you’re wasting, ere you’re old The fairest rose to you that fell. When to Montpoppeay or Ruel (My clerks) you wander, keep you well: … Continue reading

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A different perspective

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Simple people of the universe unite once again this Saturday at 8.30 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time so it’s time to reminisce about the success of the previous Earth Hour. Apparently it is … Continue reading

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The Taxwoman

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger It ought to be “no tax-woman”, because Mademoiselle Christine Lagarde pays no tax whatsoever on her $500 000 p.a. remuneration, but I think you know how I mean it. In May last year, … Continue reading

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Quote V – Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) – “Our intellect cannot have direct and primary knowledge of individual material objects. The reason is that the principle of individuation of material objects is individual matter; and our intellect understands by abstracting ideas from such matter. … Continue reading

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Other people’s money

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  “I love money. I love money more than the things I can buy. There is only one thing I love more than money. You know what that is? Other people’s money.” So says … Continue reading

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The world-wide attacks on the freedom of speech

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  It is not only the duplicitous duo Conroy/Finkelstein here in Australia, but all over the world the socialists are on the offensive. It makes sense in view of the forthcoming economic collapse that … Continue reading

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habemus papam

from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger “Habemus papam” is the title of an Italian movie comedy first shown in 2011, which earned the director Moretti a Golden Palm nomination at that year’s Cannes Film Festival. It is about a … Continue reading

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On a British Submarine

…from the quills of the dead white poets Cyril Tawney (1930-2005)  It happened on a sunny day in nineteen fifty-four, We went to greet Her Majesty a-coming from the tour. On a British submarine, on a British submarine, When sixty … Continue reading

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Dangers from the Extreme Left

Ludwig von Gress Often one thinks – if this or that problem was confined to one country, it could be solved, or failing that, contained. But the people causing the problems realise that also and none are better at fomenting … Continue reading

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Another victory for trade unions

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger From this point on, in order to pre-empt an allegation of bias, it is all in the words of the British Broadcasting Corporation (the Left propaganda outlet):  An emergency financial manager with wide-ranging … Continue reading

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Scary night

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  A long, long time ago, in a suburb far away, I used to walk my dog. One night I noticed a new sign on a neighbours’ mailbox – “Only for government approved mail”. … Continue reading

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Further progress on 3D printed guns

 

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