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Book Review: Walker Percy’s Love In the Ruins

LoveĀ in the Ruins, an apocalyptic comedy, was published in 1971 and takes place in what then would have been the “near future” of the early 1990’s. The place is Louisiana. The good old USA finds itself in a state of decline as liberals fight it out with conservatives, black guerrillas fight against whites, hippies living […]

Conspiracy Theories

On my last post an old friend asked why people were so susceptible to conspiracy theories. I have been thinking about it some more, and I have to admit that I do not have a clear answer, but I thought I would share my observations. We humans understand the world around us by making stories […]