Tag Archives: individualism

Thoughts on how I reacted to current conditions in the same way as in Medieval times – on how the modern world is a continuation of the Medieval world, with remarks about some effects of the Christian conversion on Germanic society

Here’s a thought I had: When I went to the University I was appalled by it.  I condemned and criticized it while I was there.  The result is that I dropped out of the University. Now, after 30 years, I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘uptight American’ – the price of individualism

I had a conversation the other day that got on the question of ‘uptight Americans’. It began when I began to  talk about the legendary ‘British calm’.  I was often stunned by how calm they seemed, even under difficult circumstances … Continue reading

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