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Stealing Baby Jesus and Santa on a Cross

I’m always amazed during the Christmas holiday season when crime and thuggery capture the headlines.  Last year the “hot thing” for the criminal element in society to do to celebrate Baby Jesus was to hunt down giant, inflatable, fabric Snowmen, Santa Clauses and Angels and slash them with knives to deflate their delight.

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Rise of Radical Religiosity in Representative Democracies

We are living in dark times as radical religiosity the world over rises to punish ordinary, innocent, citizens in representative democracies where government-legislated values of faith are made to reform the law of the land in the name of a niche morality that presumes the best interest of the majority.

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Shedding Shared Values as Black Identity Splinters Within

The PewReseachCenter released a wild new report last week concerning the Growing Values Gap in the Black Community that suggests a shedding of shared community values that is leading to a splintering of traditional Black interests in the USA.
You may have already heard about the disconnect between Whites and Blacks when it comes to Blacks being better off now than they were five years ago:

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The Uncanny and Homesick Sexual Longing

As a young man I read an essay by Sigmund Freud called “The Uncanny” that continues to ripen and haunt me year-after-year as I am continually pressed to re-examine the realm of ghosts as wish fulfillment, how unrequited love compels a longing for a return to the womb and why the psychoanalyst becomes the mediator of these aesthetic spirits that chase and terrify us in our waking lives while they visit us in dreams and nightmares.

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Policing and Loving the Ordinary Enemy Civilian

I heard an interesting discussion on the radio the other day that the problem with modern policing in the urban core today is not only the matter of Pretend Police replacing real officers, but also one of the police distrusting the general public by considering everyone a danger instead of innocent, ordinary, people.

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