Monthly Archives: February 2015

Barry’s Blog # 125: American Witch-Hunt, Part Three of Six

Keep watching the Sky. Stay vigilant against another attack. – The War of the Worlds, 1953 Nineteenth century scholars saw hysteria in accounts of Dionysian cults rather than recognizing the god behind hysterical behavior. In the 1930s, Life Magazine published … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 124: American Witch-Hunt, Part Two of Six

Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one. – Benjamin Franklin In a land where, since the beginning, our identity has been so bound up in racial purity, the ultimate terror has always … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 123: American Witch-Hunt, Part One of Six

…divide us those in darkness from the ones who walk in light… – Kurt Weill The ideal American personality is the rugged, individualistic, heroic, figure of extreme masculinity; the self-reliant, “self-made man” who takes charge, defeats evil, saves the endangered maiden … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 122: Driving Dixie Down, Part Two of Two

Part Two of Two Here is the third Verse of The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down: Like my father before me I will work the land Like my brother above me who took a rebel stand He was just … Continue reading

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