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Remembering Rasputin

Written by Lee Harvey

1869 – 1916 Even now, over a hundred years after his murder, Grigori Rasputin is an enigma. Born a peasant in Siberia, he embeded himself with Nicholas II, the last Tsar, and became one of the most powerful people in Imperial Russia. Despite holding no position within the church, Rasputin captivated St Petersburg high society […]

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True Counter Culture Is Freedom

Written by Chevy Chinburn

There’s something seductive about fighting the power, taking on the man, throwing a wrench in the system and resisting authority. Who hasn’t fantasized about defeating the nefarious bully figure? This combative attitude is especially prevalent in youth. Whenever there’s a mainstream culture, naturally there’s going to be a counter culture. This seditious energy has taken […]

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The Nation vs Humanity

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Humans capacity for horror doesn’t need illustration, just watching the nightly news makes a good case for pessimism. History is littered with monstrous events, we’re all taught about the abhorrence of slavery or the immorality of imperialism. The cliche that history repeats itself remains relevant. As we continue to evolve, the goals of alleviating suffering […]

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R.I.P Jesus

Written by Chevy Chinburn

The holy spirit moves in mysterious ways, out of the echo chamber of the ordinary man’s mind and into the turbulent killing fields of public discourse, where it’s been shamed, ridiculed, mocked and disparaged to the point of hatred. Christianity’s brand power has definitely diminished. The cruel brush of hindsight historians have turned it into […]

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