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politics systems

Populist Simplicity

The road to hell is paved with populist simplicities.

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culture

The Self-Propagating Logical Hyper-Inflation of Media, Information and Mass Communications

A certain talent for inflammatory monosyllabic rhetoric and self-aggrandising histrionics might never have percolated up through the selection processes of liberal democracy had these qualities not already been a greater part and functional necessity of the political game…

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politics

Simplicity

The attainment of political power is the sole end of pure political gamesmanship and the possession of appropriate aptitude or competency perhaps long ago became a secondary consideration…

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culture

Culture Vulture: Cannibalising Reality

…where political expediency or sheer information volumes have created an environment in which a notional truth might just as well be selected based upon the extent to which it supports an ideological bias as it may be selected on the grounds of a falsifiable basis in fact…