Tag Archives: war

Thoughts on my saying, “The cold war is over. We don’t have to . . . anymore.” – more thoughts on the legacy of the cold war – the “cold war neurosis”

(I wrote most of this article many years ago . . . it seems I’ve mentioned some of the themes since then but I think the article is interesting enough to record.) Recently I have, yet again, stressed the importance … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “defeated people syndrome” – the effects of being defeated

Here’s a thought I had: In a recent conversation I said of some interesting things about “the South”.  This is the Confederate states of the Civil War, in the southeastern part of the U.S., also called ” the old south”.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “post war reaction” – the effects of the “war cause authority”

Here’s a thought I had: It seems that war tends to cause a reaction following the war.  I call it the “post war reaction”. I should point out that in this article I will primarily focus on the effects caused … Continue reading

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Various thoughts on the “Victorian” era – “modernism”, apprehension, war, mass communication, and conflict of ideas

Here are some thoughts I had: THE “VICTORIAN” ERA I tend to view that we are still in the “Victorian” era.  Perhaps the term “Victorian” isn’t the best word but I continue to use it as it makes it clear … Continue reading

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Thoughts on some origins of many ridiculous attitudes of the American mentality – the ongoing effects of WWII, Cold War, and the Vietnam War era, fear, and on how the U.S. is living in the past

Here’s a thought I had: Over the years, the American mentality has become increasingly ridiculous to me (some of these attitudes are listed at the end of this article) .  To be frank, its actually embarrassing.  More than once have … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “hate myth” and the forgotten importance of threat

Here’s a thought I had: THE “HATE MYTH” I have always felt that hatred is used as an explanation for far too many things. Its almost like hatred has become an overly simple “blame-all” of problems between people.  To me, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the effects of stuttering on King Charles I and the English Civil War

I have always speculated on the effect stuttering had for King Charles I.  Personally, I’m sure that it did have great impact on his character and on him as a person.  But an aspect of this, which I think is seldom … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “brutal strip” (an effect of the Mongolian invasions???) and the creation of the “brutal culture” – a cultural reaction to crisis

Here’s a thought I had: I have always speculated that the Mongolian invasions created a tendency for some cultures to develop a brutality that continues to this day. I am no expert on this area and cultures but it sure seems … Continue reading

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Thoughts on fighting with nunchaku’s

(Different types of nunchaku’s.  From Wikipedia.com) I have always been interested in nunchaku’s.  Normally, people get interested in them by watching Bruce Lee.  Though I have seen Bruce Lee with nunchaku’s, and thought they were neat, I don’t think that … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the myth of Gefion, King Gylfi, Odin, the Danish/Swedish rivalry, and the Viking invasions

(The statue of Gefion and her Oxen at Copenhagen, Denmark) I’ve always wondered about the origin of the myth of Gefion and the story of the creation of Zealand in Denmark.  At first, it looks like just a myth but, over time, I … Continue reading

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