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Is Civil War Imminent in the US? Douglas Murray alludes to its possibility.

Douglas Murray’s latest interview – as always ‘engaging’ but perplexing to say the least. This tops my favourite interview about the state of the world and mind-matters in general since COVID wreaked-havoc. Murray is one smart cookie and some have

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Darkhorse Podcast 41 – The price to be paid for not raising a Fist

If you don’t raise your arm and fist at a US restaurant in support of BLM this is what could happen: Discussing politics wasn’t part of my aim when I set up this blog. I even wrote how I would

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Jordan Peterson – Intelligence Squared Podcast

‘(41.20) Lack of Freedom is more probable than Freedom….(Freedom) is always under threat…I think the fact that many comedians now won’t perform on University campuses is a very good indication of that. That’s a canary in the coalmine scenario, that’

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Carribean Wind (1985) – Bob Dylan

Carribean Wind is another one of those immense Dylan songs one can find perplexing how he deemed it unreleasable material. When writing this post I was tossing up between this and Abandoned Love to declare my favourite. I realised I

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The Last Words – “Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.”

The Last Words Every new day, every passing minute presents another chance to turn it all around. As Nirvair Singh Khalsa said ‘it’s not the life you lead, but the courage you bring to it’. The individual is supreme. The

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ELO – Can’t Get It Out Of My Head

Originally posted on PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture:
The song is appropriately named because it’s hard to get it out of your head after you listen to it. The song peaked at #9 in the Billboard 100 in…

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Canon in D Major – Johann Pachelbel

As a young-en, I was so in awe of this, but after hundreds of listens I’m not as enamored as before. I still like it, lets say, on the odd occasion. This piece is one of the most admired and

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Candelaria – Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto

Today I have for you a musical jewel from the Caribbean Coast in Colombia. This folklore music from the group Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto (The Pipers from San Jacinto) is about as rich and pure as Colombian folklore music

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Cancion de Otoño (1982) – Jose Luis Perales

One of the first songs I remember hearing upon arriving in Colombia was Cancion de Otoño (Autumn Song) and it was love at first listen. This is my ‘Desert Island’ Spanish song. I made a Family DVD for my son’s

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23/06 – 29/06/20 incl. Science, Babies, Lighthouses and Cops

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Missives of Appalling Idiocy and Envy Embarrassing to Behold Blog article at JordanBPeterson.com : The Canadian Psychologist Jordan Peterson left the public spotlight abruptly

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