Category Archives: History

Thoughts on Political and Social Labels

I think I know what ‘conservative’ means, but I’m not at all sure what ‘liberal’ means anymore. I tend to consider “conservative” and “liberal” in the general sense, more than just in the political sense, maybe not even including the … Continue reading

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The Black Sea

Traversed by Ancient and Modern Empires Here is about an area of the world that remains, for those of us oriented primarily toward North America and Europe, a historically complicated and geographically confusing mélange of ancient empires initially forged by … Continue reading

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