November 2015

Fin de siècle for the disappointed

4 Nov , 2015 Uncategorized

Precisely the same uncanny phenomenon happened end of the soviet union – in particular middle aged men with certain expectations were disappointed and beyond a certain age entitled men can no longer accept and live with disappointment. They lament, become militant, gripe, sabotage whatever they can sabotage (vote for Jeltsin or Trump just to spite […]

Meanwhile in Israel …….

2 Nov , 2015 Uncategorized

(link) Israel is a very peculiar nation. Israel as a very peculiar nation is doing very peculiar things we have come to dismiss as unthinkable for a democracy. Democracies do not do the kind of things Israel is doing, or so we believe. Of course Israel is under considerable existential threat from it’s neighbors, but […]