August 2007

The Newest Oldest Story II

[see Part I] II. I do not ♥ Baby Boomers Aldous Huxley called occult nature worship the “perennial religion,” because it is the default to which man returns when his gods desert him. It makes sense after all to appeal directly to the effects of nature, rather than their causes, when the chips are down. [...]

Dallas & Dynasty

Via Anil came the "best commentary" yet on the Pakistani political scene. You can listen to the entire Sonia Deol show as well. Anil says it is always worth listening to Ms. Deol.

The Newest Oldest Story I

[sepoy notes: A tip from a CM reader led me to Stargates in Iraq. Feeling inadequate to the task, I called a few favors and farangi is here to tell us the story.] How I Learned to Stop Worrying--about Humanity, Ganesh, Bill Moyers, Foreign Policy, and The Strange Life of Robert Anton Wilson--and Love the [...]

Story

That 'story' bit in history: Villemessant, the founder of Le Figaro, characterized the nature of information in a famous formulation. “To my readers,” he used to say, “an attic fire in the Latin Quarter is more important than a revolution in Madrid.” This makes strikingly clear that it is no longer intelligence coming from afar, [...]

حرام

۱) فيض تمەيں کەو رند و محتسب ميں اج شب کون فرق ايسا يە ا کە بيٹهے ەيں ميکدە ميں وە اٹھ کە اۓ ەيں ميکدە سے ۲) فيض اج تک شيخ کے اکارام ميں جو شۓ تهي حرام اب وەي دشمنِ دين راحتِ جان ٹەري ەے ۳) حافظ می خور که شیخ و حافظ [...]

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