Category Archives: Government & Politics

Virtual Princes, Virtual Wealth

I start by asserting that the fundamental sources of true wealth are in the earth and the sea. Some people create new wealth by transforming the lives and minerals grown in and extracted from these two sources into useful things … Continue reading

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I Wept for Greece

When tears well in my eyes upon reading a passage in a book, I must explore the possible reasons for this. I am only sixty percent through reading “Postcards from Greece,” by Victoria Hislop. Her story is unerringly soulful and … Continue reading

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