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About Antisthenes

A Greek philosopher, a pupil of Socrates. Led a revolt, with Diogenes, against the demands of the city-state and the sophistication of life. Accepted the interrelation of knowledge, virtue, and happiness; and sought the ideal condition for happiness in return to primitivism and self-sufficiency. Rejected all social distinctions as based on convention, scorned orthodox religion as a fabrication of lies, and studied early legends and animal life in order to arrive at a true understanding of natural law. The individual was free and self-sufficient when he was master of his passions, secure in his intelligence, impervious to social or religious demands, and satisfied with the poverty of a mendicant. Needless to say, a person who on the Fog of Chaos adopted the Athenian philosopher's name has nothing whatsoever in common with him.

Greeks can do it, French can do it – why not Australians? Yes, Fog of Chaos is also taking long, undeserved holidays, unfortunately, unlike the others, unpaid … See you next month.

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Australians of the Years Past

… from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Prior to the Goodes affair, I had practically no knowledge of the Australian of the Year caper, beside being aware of its existence. I turned to Wikipedia, which on this subject is … Continue reading

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Un- Australian of the Year

… from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Unfortunately, and increasingly often, I am provoked by somebody’s stupidity to react, i.e. typical passive-aggressive behaviour, as the unkind souls with flimsy internet knowledge of psychology would say. (I’m not aggressive at … Continue reading

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No end to human stupidity?

 

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Cecil the Dentist

… from the quill of the Antisthenes the Younger I thought I would leave that animal in peace, but amongst the vile pile on the internet I noticed someone accusing that dentist of cowardice. Cowardice? A lion, you and your … Continue reading

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The Age of Entitlement

… from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger This is indeed the age of entitlement and none are so entitled as our politicians, who are so tirelessly proving that on a daily basis. What are we, the plebs for, but … Continue reading

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Realism or … ?

… from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Fancy opinion polls should not be taken too seriously but those of the Pew Research Centre have, or perhaps only had, a relatively good reputation. Opinion polls can be manipulated, suppressed or … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Left

… from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Since the times of homicidal Lenin the left-leaning intelligentsia has been fabricating a meme of humanitarian socialism, mountains of corpses and oceans of tears notwithstanding. To compare the Left’s murderous achievements with … Continue reading

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The Golden Calf

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Whatever Moses might had been trying to do, following the higher directive, he has not succeeded, not even, and some would say particularly, with his compatriots, Egyptian asylum seekers, tired of making bricks … Continue reading

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Warmed up souvlaki

… from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The bankers, or rather some bankers, worry, many financial journalists worry, because everybody and his bitch (normally a dog, but no misogyny here…) is now an expert on finance, especially the Greek/EU … Continue reading

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Barack’s list

… from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger His “A” list of things to do seems to be successfully diminishing, getting down to “start a racial war” and “bankrupt USA”. His “B” list is doing well also: One down – … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy of the illegal immigrants’ advocates

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Oh so compassionate and merciful Left! Just as that proverbial Allah. Somewhat old news, but the ABC 7.30 Report on 04-09-2013 out of 20,000 or so of illegal Muslim arrivals managed to pick … Continue reading

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The Greek theatre

from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The world’s attention is still on the Greek summer pantomime, the Chinese economy goes through its own “readjustments“ and Australia is still borrowing $100 million a day. All is normal, nothing to worry … Continue reading

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Sharia at the end of that rainbow

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Oh, the so called unintended consequences, which may (or may not) be unintended by the primary actors, but are entirely foreseeable by a kindergarten child (of old, not one of the today’s wrap-in-cotton-wool … Continue reading

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Their SBS

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Long time ago SBS used to be called by the true blue Aussies ‘Soccer, Bloody Soccer’. For the overseas readers: The Special Broadcasting Service is the Australian taxpayer funded gigantic media conglomerate for … Continue reading

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Waterloo, immigration and other things

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The readers may have noticed the recent, more than usual disruption in our generally predictable chaotic postings. Yes, again, it was not our fault, except perhaps for selecting a less than competent internet … Continue reading

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Grope at will !

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Amongst the readers’ comments on In safe hands, for various reasons unpublished, there were two alluding to the likelihood that the image we used therein could work very well as a recruiting poster … Continue reading

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In safe hands

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger The appaling idiocy of the so called airport security is apparent even to a non-frequent flier. The Western governments, embracing the post-modern Left dogma that seeming to do something will suffice for the … Continue reading

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Fascist song

  …from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger Not long time ago the progies complained that the red-necks, racists, fascists, in other words non P.C. Australians, provoked, at one of their all too rare public outings, I believe a Reclaim … Continue reading

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Here we go

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