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“Pacifism is objectively pro-Fascist”

George Orwell during the Second World War, in “Pacifism and the War“: Pacifism. Pacifism is objectively pro-Fascist. This is elementary common sense. If you hamper the war effort of one side you automatically help that of the other. […] remarks … Continue reading

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Supporting Russia

I’ve had friends fanboying for Russia for more than 10 years, something that did become a problem back in 2014 when Russia invaded Ukraine for real. Same friends showed a similar support for Trump and I think there’s a reason … Continue reading

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Kherson

From Brian E. Frydenborg’s “Ukrainian Prudence Meets Russian Limitations: Explaining the Current Pace and Nature of Russia’s War on Ukraine” Contrary to such views [that there is no Ukrainian offensive or that it has stalled], the offensive is very much … Continue reading

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The paradox of pacifism

Pacifism in theory: live, love, laugh Pacifism in practice: the weak must fear the strong Paradox of pacifism: peace advocacy often amounts to the unconditional-surrender-of-the-weaker-side advocacy. Just stop resisting, shut up and suffer in silence. Do not disturb our peace … Continue reading

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Amne$ty

Has anyone noticed that Amnesty Internation is acting … weird? Well, only if you compare Amnesty today with Amnesty of a couple of decades ago. Back then Amnesty fought for political prisoners. But when Alexei Navalny, following the at least … Continue reading

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Why I don’t fear nuclear war…

I grew up in the last shadows of the threat of nuclear war and while others probably have more vivid memories of it, I do remember it. So, when a rogue nation with possibly the largest nuclear arsenal threatens your … Continue reading

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What is stolen must be returned

This is a map of how much Ukranian land is currently occupied by Russian forces, transposed to other countries: The amount of Ukrainian territory occupied by Russians, equivalent to other European countries. Any appeasement of russia and concessions to russia … Continue reading

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How can the Russian army be this bad?

A single explanation for how the Russians are performing so incredibly poor in their invasion of Ukraine is probably too simple, and yet there is one that keeps popping into my head: The Russian society is corrupt to it’s core … Continue reading

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Si vis pacem, para bellum

Back before I learned of this adage (“If you want peace, prepare for war”), I knew the term Peace Through Superior Firepower It only works if everyone knows you are willing to use that firepower, though. No, I don’t think … Continue reading

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The Russian Tank

(Youtube – source unknown, I got it via)                            

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