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Feudalism

Feudalism

Gujo-Hachiman: Travel along the rivers of time

GUJO-HACHIMAN, GIFU PREF. – Alan Booth, a writer rarely given to dispensing easy compliments, could be a dyspeptic traveler when destinations did not live up to his expectations. After a long walk through the mountains of Gifu Prefecture, the riverine settle…
bubmag
August 16, 2019
Feudalism

The Resurgence of the “Absentee Landlord” Beast

No politician from either of the Two Party/One Party imbroglio will ever mention anything about this Absentee Landlord disgrace. Sadly, absentee landlords have been with us since time in memoriam. These people were even mentioned in the story of Jesus in the …
bubmag
August 5, 2019
Feudalism

Sunday: Hili dialogue

Good morning on Sunday, August 4, 2019, National Chocolate Chip Day. In the U.S. it’s Coast Guard Day, Sisters’ Day, and Single Working Womens’ Day.  I will call my sister! Today’s Hili is up early because I couldn’t sleep. News of the Day: Now there’s been…
bubmag
August 4, 2019
Feudalism

Supporting Zulu King with R66m of our taxes is wrong

Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini. File photo: ANA THIS week, unemployment in South Africa edged to 29%, the worst its been since 2008. Then Eskom posted an eye-watering, breathtaking R20.7 billion annual loss.In other news, King Goodwill Zwelithini will struggl…
bubmag
August 3, 2019
Feudalism

Homo gluttonous

Ten thousand desert rats, 10,000 fish, 14,000 sheep, 1,000 lambs, 1,000 fat oxen and many more creatures slaughtered, cooked and served: that is how Ashurnishabal of Mesopotamia (883-859 BCE) pampered almost 70,000 guests for 10 days. The Archbishop of Yorks …
bubmag
August 1, 2019
Feudalism

Who Needs Democracy Anyway?

On the 18th June this year, climate change demonstrators glued themselves to a main street in the centre of Brisbane, protesting what they regard as a climate emergency and to voice their objection to the recent approval of the Adani coal mine in Australias G…
bubmag
August 1, 2019
Feudalism

A little guide to ‘Cur Deus homo?’

Anselm's "satisfaction theory of the atonement" is much maligned, often by those who, in my opinion, are dealing with a caricature of what Anselm actually advances in his eleventh-century work Cur Deus homo? His model often gets lumped in with penal substitut…
bubmag
July 31, 2019
Feudalism

Trump’s Racism Is Feudal

Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Donald Trump is mercurial even in his racism. A bigot but also a flibbertigibbet, Trump has a ten…
bubmag
July 29, 2019