Since the publication of The Decline of the West in 1918, Oswald Spengler’s theories of civilizational decline have never truly gone out of fashion. War, Plague, Death and Conquest: no civilizational end of cycle is without its godly scourges. Kingdoms rise and fall, and all is…
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Just when you thought that the world could not become more similar to a parody of Black Mirror, reality imposes itself. The Columbia Broadcasting…
On a rainy day, 500 years ago, a small troop of Spanish soldiers conquered the city of Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec Empire, after two long…
Despite claims to the contrary and the understandable Schadenfreude of the Empire’s enemies, the true meaning of Afghan War’s abrupt ending (?) remains…
Apparently, no one’s ever seen a dystopian sci-fi movie in which a futuristic, authoritarian government keeps society on a leash by appealing to primal…
Despite the meme of the World entering a New Cold War is becoming every day more widespread, the question of who is who is just becoming intelligible…
Yersinia pestis is a Gram-negative, non-motile, stick-shaped bacterium. It enjoys vacationing in damp places, riding fleas, and unleashing God's Wrath…
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