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Narcos: modernity’s conquistadores?



The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing people around the world to stay home and, well, watch television.  Netflix’s Narcos, a binge-worthy series, tells the story of history’s most famous drug lords: From Pablo Escobar to El Chapo Guzmán.  While thoroughly enjoying this fantastic production, I couldn’t help but notice parallels between the modern drug lord and … Continue reading Narcos: modernity’s conquistadores?


Aphorisms



Compiled throughout a period of time…   The paradox of believing in God. Why believe in a sadist god? But then again we must believe in God if he is to make a difference in our reason and morality. Socialism, Marx, is inherently a romantic proposition because as Baudelaire pointed out, “Romanticism is precisely situated … Continue reading Aphorisms