Archive - August 2010
Coincidence or Synchronicity
I was pondering how to begin this blog, because although I really don’t like “unscheduled travel”; I have certainly had to be totally flexible in the past 2 months. I am trying to get caught up and then another trip comes up. The good side is that it...
Visigoth Radio 2
Previously, I said that I was not going to talk as much about “how bad it is” (meaning how hard the system is crashing and going to continue to crash as they prepare to institute the North American Union). However, that is unavoidable on Radio.
The Text of Magna Carta
As might be expected, the text of the Magna Carta of 1215 bears many traces of haste, and is clearly the product of much bargaining and many hands. Most of its clauses deal with specific, and often long-standing, grievances rather than with general principles of law. Some of the grievances are self-explanatory: others can be understood only in the context of the feudal society in which they arose. Of a few clauses, the precise meaning is still a matter of argument.