Conquering my revulsion

For most of my life, I have had a revulsion reaction to people whose bodies are deformed, or whose behaviors are offensive in public.  I believe this revulsion is probably hard-wired into human beings from prehistory, as a survival characteristic (others whose looks or behaviors are not "civilized" might be foes); so I'm betting that …

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Are We Citizens? Or Are We Subjects?

This is a very pertinent question these days, when we hear daily of transgressions against us by our Intelligence Services, the Tax-collecting agency, and our own Justice (?) Department. When the powers-that-be on all levels of government are delegating more and more quasi-legislative power over us, to un-elected bureaucrats. When even the federal Department of …

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