Category Archives: Historical stuff

Thoughts on “Post-Christian Puritanism” and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: I often see the effects of Puritanical thinking.  More specifically, what I see are the effects of what I call a Post-Christian Puritanism.  When I use the term “Post-Christian” it means that it appears after … Continue reading

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Reflections on the 1980’s – aspects of the “shadow era” which follows a “glory time”

Here’s a thought I had: SOME THOUGHTS ON THE 1980’S I was talking to someone about the 1980’s the other day.  I stated that there was a quality about the 1980’s that I couldn’t quite put my finger on.  There … Continue reading

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Thoughts on freedom, alienation, and rebellion in the past 200 years – the effects of being controlled by the “mass mind”, with remarks about culture and “mass loneliness”

Recently, I had some thoughts that are really a continuations of thoughts from this article:  Thoughts on on my reaction to social hysteria, with remarks about the self and other things. A PROBLEM IS FELT . . . In the early … Continue reading

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More thoughts on female hysteria and the “womb sickness”, with remarks about its nature, the weak ego, and different forms of hysteria

Here are some of my recent thoughts on female hysteria: FIRST THOUGHTS It seems, to me, that female hysteria is alive and kicking as much today as at any other time in history.  Hysteria, as a term, ceased to be … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Salem witch trials, with remarks about female hysteria and the witch hysteria in general

Here are some thoughts about the witch hysteria of the past (whether they’re true or not I don’t know): SALEM WITCH TRIALS I think everyone knows about the Salem witch trials of 1692 and 1693.  This caused girls to have … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a quality of the twenty first century – a witch scare quality – with remarks about the influence of social media and the natural dislike of people

In a recent conversation I said some interesting things: A NEW WITCH SCARE QUALITY I first began to say that this century hasn’t really created anything new.  Its as if everything is a continuation of the last century.  I went … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “era of drones” with remarks about its legacy and effects

Recently, some ideas kept coming to me which is quite interesting and which got onto some interesting statements and observations: I kept saying that we are in the “era of drones”.  This refers to a character of person that I … Continue reading

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