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THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND THE RECENT SUPREME COURT DECISION

on February 7th, 2010 by admin

I’ve decided to put my two cents into this debate.  Since President Obama’s swipe at Supreme Court for upholding the Constitution, I’m stunned at the response by the media and the American public.  From what I’ve heard about this decision it comes down to: the big, bad corporation ran by evil capitalists will take over our political system […]

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20th Century Russia and Its Destruction.

on February 4th, 2010 by admin

Stepping out of Russian fiction, I can’t help but think that Dostoevsky set a tone that would foreshadow 20th century Russia.  I do not mean that the author would ever believe that a crude, false doctrine such as Marxism/Communism would take root in Russia.  But Russian culture, as shown in Dostoevsky’s novel laid the ground work for the most the destructive, most […]

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Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment.

on February 3rd, 2010 by admin

I’m delving into Russian literature for the first time.  I’m currently reading Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment.  Dostoevsky’s gives us a detailed look inside the mind of a young student, who plans a murder of an old pawnbroker.  The story unfolds as Raskolnikov comes to terms with his horrible crime.  One aspect of this novel is […]

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Ayn Rand’s Three Plays.

on February 3rd, 2010 by admin

We all are familiar with Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.  However Rand was also a playwright.  She wrote three plays, Night of January 16th, Ideal and Think Twice.  Night of January 16th was the only play to be produced on and off Broadway.  Unlike The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, Rand’s plays do not […]

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