May 2, 2021
by Doug “Uncola” Lynn:
The welfare of humanity is always the alibi of tyrants.
– Albert Camus
Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.
The writings of antiquity claim Mankind’s desire to unite the world began six millennia ago on the plains of Shinar, starting with the Tower of Babel. That may be true. But, in any event, and whether or not history rhymes or repeats, be assured of this: Nothing is new under the sun.
Grand events have cycled throughout history. In America, they seem to climax around every 80 years. For example, eight decades ago the nation was soon to enter the Second World War. Going back another 80 years, the country was on the brink of the U.S. Civil War, and a little more than 80 years before that was The Revolutionary War.
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