Freedom: An International Illusion

“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”― Saul Bellow, To Jerusalem and Back Most people like watching magicians. A good magician can pull off tricks that appear to be as real as the day is long through a series of methods involving subterfuge, sleigh of hand, […]

Freedom: A Great Lie

“But the Hebrew word, the word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man. For if ‘Thou mayest’—it is also true that ‘Thou mayest not.”― John Steinbeck, East of Eden I can’t say for sure […]