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Mathew Lancpok's Articles

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Magic and Politics

Magic and Politics

   Let's start off with a story. The then retired magician Jean-Eugene Robert-Houdin was hired by Napolean during rising feelings of ind...

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Paradoxism

Paradoxism

   Paradoxism is a philosophy that accepts the notion that life and reality is, in itself, a paradox. One can find truth, but truth can neve...

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Join Pax Americana

Join Pax Americana

Veritatis, libertatis, iustitiae, pacem. Truth, liberty, justice, peace.    Deriving its name from the Roman title Pax Romana, the P...

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How Natural RIghts Come From Nature

How Natural RIghts Come From Nature

   Both Classical Liberals and Libertarians refer to an idea known as 'inalienable rights' or 'natural rights'. However, the...

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The Growth of the News Industry and The Rise of Political Bias

The Growth of the News Industry and The Rise of Political Bias

   As time has passed, the sharing of information had evolved and grown to great lengths. With the newspaper, packets of information printed...

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Anarcho-Primitivism, The Age of Technology, and The Descent of Man's Mind

Anarcho-Primitivism, The Age of Technology, and The Descent of Man's Mind

   "The Industrial Revolution and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race." Theodore Kaczynski wrote this in the ...

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Paradox of The Proletariat

Paradox of The Proletariat

   ""If there is hope," wrote Winston, "it lies in the proles."" This historic quote, from George Orwell's...

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The Death of God and The Moral Decay of The West

The Death of God and The Moral Decay of The West

   In Friedrich Nietzsche's book, Thus Spake Zarathustra, the protagonist, thusly named Zarathrustra, remarks to himself how, after meet...

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The Rise of Extremism in America

The Rise of Extremism in America

   Through these past 4 years, we have seen a greater rise in the fringe groups of both the left and right commiting atrocious acts for thei...

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The Mountain of Madness

The Mountain of Madness

   The purpose of madness is one that can be argued for millenia. To our rational minds, madness is a barrier, a wall blocking our way from ...

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The Triumvirate of Madness

The Triumvirate of Madness

   When one speaks of madness, a plethora of different examples could be the center point, whether it's schizophrenia or psychosis to st...

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