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Thoughts on my statement: “I’m tired of living in an atmosphere of paranoia and fear . . . ” – some effects of “freedom fanaticism”, with remarks about the “panic mentality” and the “American idea”

In a recent conversation I stated something that got onto some interesting thoughts.  Some of these ideas I may of spoken of before as some of this is based on observations I’ve made years ago.  At any rate, here is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “other equality” – taking the idea of equality to the point of ridiculousness

Here’s a thought I had: Something that I think is getting out of control is the idea of “equality”.  What’s happened is that equality is being used for other motives than what it was intended for.  As I have said … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “royal emulation” – some aspects of English society

Here are some thoughts I had (of course, I don’t know how true they are): There is something I keep calling “royal emulation“.  This is a phenomena of English society.  Basically, its a tendency where royalty is looked up to in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how Old English riddles may of come from Norse Skaldic poetry

I’ve always felt that there was a similarity between Old English riddles and Norse Skaldic poetry.  Here’s are some thoughts on it: RELIGIOUS SKALDIC POETRY OF SWEDEN/DENMARK It seems to me, that what we call “Skaldic poetry” appears to originate from a religious form … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how the Queens of England helped to create a pussy-whipped male and a spoiled female

Here’s a thought I had: There have been three times in England’s history that Queens have sat on the throne for very long periods of time.  These queens are Elizabeth I, Victoria, and Elizabeth II.  It appears to me that … Continue reading

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A timeline for King Charles I

1600 November 19 – Charles is born at Dumfermline, Scotland, shortly after midday.  November 24 – Made Duke of Albany, Marquis of Ormonde, Earl of Ross, Lord Ardmonach. December 23 – Charles is taken to Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh.  Here he … Continue reading

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Why is Saint George the patron saint of England?

It seems that the patron saint of England was never written in stone, but something that evolved over time and is a result of historical circumstance.   Not only has the patron saints changed but there have been disputes, even today, … Continue reading

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