Tag Archives: Hobbes

Kalev’s Anti-Blog: The Renaissance and the post-Renaissance World of Rembrandt and Caravaggio and the Human Soul

The Renaissance died in 1620 in much the same way that the same way as the US Depression started with the stock market crash of `1929. There are many reasons for it, but if we want to be very contemporary … Continue reading

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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: When Women Go Mad or are Possessed

They had many names: Maenad (Mad Woman); Thyiad (Rushing Woman); Phoibad (Inspired Woman); Lyssad (Raging Woman). These women were the followers of the god Dionysos in his many forms. Periodically, woman en masse would go to the hills and howl, … Continue reading

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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: The War Against Eros

By Kalev Pehme I dedicate this piece of Tawnya Gunn, Will Kolodzie, and Laurie Berry The early Christians knew the obvious: An erotic man is a man who wants to be a god, not worship the god. So instead of … Continue reading

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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: The Soul of the Radical Conservative and the Capitalist

By Kalev Pehme Today’s radical conservative is frequently a capitalist apologist, although it must be said that not all capitalists are radically right. In fact, very few capitalists are that conservative. Yet, the capitalist and the radical rightist have many … Continue reading

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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: The Inner and Outer Life

By Kalev Pehme Having been bed-ridden and incapacitated for a month because of the deterioration of my health, I haven’t been able to write and barely able to read. When ill, I think about a lot of different things, especially … Continue reading

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