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Marc Estrin : Mob ‘n Maul

Buddy Christ statue from the movie Dogma.MOB ‘N MAUL By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / December 30, 2010 We seem to be bombarded lately by “random acts of culture” both in the real world (if such a place … finish reading Marc Estrin : Mob ‘n Maul

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Marc Estrin : Kicking the Dog

Image from Photobucket.Passing of the lantern:Kicking the dog By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / December 20, 2010 So Julian Assange is now without his passport, braceleted under house arrest, waiting for the Wheels of Injustice to slowly grind. … finish reading Marc Estrin : Kicking the Dog

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Marc Estrin : Music Hath Charms…

Music hath charms tosoothe the stinking breath By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / December 13, 2010 A recent revelation: rehearsing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, I was in the cello section mentally drooling over the carpet of harmonies we … finish reading Marc Estrin : Music Hath Charms…

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Marc Estrin : Our Better Angels May Have Fled

Our better angels may have fled By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / December 6, 2010 “In each event — in the living act, the undoubted deed — there, some unknown but still reasoning thing puts forth the molding … finish reading Marc Estrin : Our Better Angels May Have Fled

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Marc Estrin : GWOT Love

Dedication ceremony for the Vermont Global War on Terror Memorial on Veterans Day, 2010, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, Vt. Photo by Alison Redlich / AP.GWOT LOVE By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / November … finish reading Marc Estrin : GWOT Love

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Marc Estrin : Spanking Your Inner Child

Inner Child. Image from Integral Options Cafe.Have you spankedyour inner child today? By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / November 7, 2010 I’m just beginning the week run of rehearsals and performances in the pit orchestra for Peter Pan. … finish reading Marc Estrin : Spanking Your Inner Child

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Marc Estrin : Unhallowed

“See No Evil.” Painting by Morwenna Morrison.UNHALLOWED By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / October 30, 2010 Halloween is my least favorite holiday, the one that has strayed furthest from its original intentions, and has been most overwhelmed by … finish reading Marc Estrin : Unhallowed

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Marc Estrin : Happy Birthday, World

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WORLD By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / October 25, 2010 “I’m depressed.” A most common comment. Depressed about what? The answers are various: our dangerous, deaf, moronic leadership, the ongoing wars, religious strife, public and private … finish reading Marc Estrin : Happy Birthday, World

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Marc Estrin : Into the Flames

“Paulus in Ephesus” by Gustave Doré, circa 1883. Image from Wikimedia Commons.INTO THE FLAMES By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2010 Late last month, Pentagon officials stood around supervising the scene as St Martin’s Press destroyed … finish reading Marc Estrin : Into the Flames

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Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America III: In the Here and Now

Creeping fascism in America. Graphic from LA Progressive.Holocaust thinking in America III:In the here and now By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / October 11, 2010 [Part three of three. To read the entire series, go here.] The end … finish reading Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America III: In the Here and Now

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Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America II: How the Nazis Did It

Holocaust thinking in America II:How the Nazis did itBy Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / October 5, 2010 [Part two of three. Read part one here.] I know one is not allowed to use the word “nazism” in any … finish reading Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America II: How the Nazis Did It

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Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America I: The Authoritarian Personality

What is the limit of obedience? Illustration of the setup of a Milgram experiment (see below). Created by Wapcaplet in Inkscape / Wikimedia Commons.Holocaust thinking in America I:The Authoritarian Personality My Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / September 30, … finish reading Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America I: The Authoritarian Personality

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