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The Iconoclast

Monday, 22 December 2014
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Here. You know why this is being posted today, a few days before Christmas and before the year, the calendar and the tax year, comes to an end. Perhaps its appearance will prompt you to think about this site, and how you look forward to seeing what's new on its particular rialto.  And ask yourself ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 10:58 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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Posted on 12/22/2014 10:48 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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Jamal Khashoggi here. Families, communities, societies, states suffused with Islam exhibit similar features. Aggression, violence, an inability to compromise, an inability to think logically or to exhibit the kind of skepticism that keeps the level of conspiracy-theorizing within manageable limits, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 8:34 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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Many such stories connecting the psychically marginal to Islam have just appeared in the French press, after the attacks in Dijon and Jouet. And just today a driver, in a truck, mowed down people visiting  the Christmas Fair in Nantes, gravely wounding a number, and Cazeneuve was quick to say there ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 6:15 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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(Reuters) - A man driving a van ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in Nantes in western France on Monday evening, injuring at least 10 people, authorities said. Five people including the driver suffered serious injuries and one of the victims was in a critical state, they said. After mowing ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 4:24 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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Christmas lights. Apparently discreet white lights are the seasonal illumination of choice for the discerning families of the middle class. Meanwhile we working class types like a bit of colour. Correct that; we like a lot of colour. These four houses in Dagenham have made the national press for their ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 3:21 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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hat tip: Maggie's Farm. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 2:49 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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Since the Gilbert and Sullivan comic operetta The Pirates of Penzance, the world has been conscious of menace on the high seas.  The operetta is delightfully playful and amusing.  In contrast, the scenario about and the decision on December 4, 2014 concerning Somali pirates made by the European Court ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 2:30 PM by Michael Curtis
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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Listen, and watch, here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 10:52 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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Here Mustafa Akyol, a Turkish Defender of the Faith who thinks of himself, not accurately, as a "liberal," has had a good run claiming all kinds of things about a rightly-guided Islam. He was a defender of Erdogan, too, for a long time, but now that that is impossible, he has decided to make a comparison ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 9:06 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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From AP via Canadian TV News PARIS -- The prosecutor in the French city of Dijon says the driver who ran down 13 pedestrians in the city has a long history of severe mental illness and no links to terrorism. The man, who is 40, has admitted his role in the attack, said prosecutor Marie-Christine ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 7:58 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 22 December 2014
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If brevity is the soul of wit, verbosity is often the veil of ignorance. There was an instance of this in a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine, with the title “Conduct Disorder and Callous-Unemotional Traits in Youth.” At considerable length and with much polysyllabic vocabulary, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/22/2014 5:48 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Sunday, 21 December 2014
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What hopes, what dreams, those who founded Brandeis in 1948, in improbable Waltham, with a motley series of buildings that somehow became a campus -- and hired all kinds of people who were, in those fresh and innocent and more intelligent days, hired without the credentials (the graduate degree, and ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2014 9:03 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 21 December 2014
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Sunday, 21 December 2014
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It's trying to imitate the Islamic State. Here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2014 8:25 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 21 December 2014
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Story, at lefigaro.fr, here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2014 5:08 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 21 December 2014
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From AFP via the Jerusalem Post and the Mail on Sunday On Sunday, a driver in the French city of Dijon ran over 11 people with his car after yelling "allahu akhbar," (god is greatest in Arabic) . Among the victims were two people who were seriously injured.  "The man, born in 1974, is apparently ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2014 4:29 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 21 December 2014
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Story here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2014 3:50 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 21 December 2014
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Midwinter Solstice. The shortest day. I was up early to watch the sunrise. Not for the first time it was raining. No rosy fingered dawn walking over the dew of yon high eastern suburban semi. So, something else instead. No, not Jethro Tull's Solstice Bells yet again.  From Jethro Tull's Christmas ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2014 3:44 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Sunday, 21 December 2014
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From New Voices: Holly Bicerano, a student at Boston University and the former Campus Outreach Co-Coordinator for Open Hillel, made waves in the Jewish world after publishing an op-ed in the Times of Israel called “Standing athwart lies,” explaining why she decided to leave the organization. Chief ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2014 2:29 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 21 December 2014
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In Muslim lands, or among Muslim peoples even in lands not yet ruled by Islam, that is an environment where despotism, violence, aggression, deception are made familiar through the texts and tenets of the faith that suffuses everything, and of which one is made constanty aware by the references to Muhammad ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2014 11:00 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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