Archive | February, 2012

One continent: Europe’s future goes through Eurasia

This article was contributed by Thierry Vanroy.  Recently, Russian Prime Minister Putin made some interesting comments on American geopolitical ambitions. The U.S. “wants to control everything” and takes decisions unilaterally on key questions, Putin said on a campaign stop yesterday in the Siberian city of Tomsk, 3,100 kilometers (1,900 miles) east of Moscow. “Sometimes I […]

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An Interview With a Former Falun Gong Member

The following is an interview with a 24-year old female student who was a member of the Falun Gong (Falun Dafa) group.  Falun Gong, which can be translated as “Law Wheel Practice”, is considered by its followers to be a spiritual discipline.  It was first introduced in China in 1992.  Western academics have described Falun […]

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Between Technology and Traditionalism

It is a well-known fact that a number of the problems of modernity are in part due to industrialization. These problems extend far beyond the reach of “first world” countries, and affect the planet at large, and have inflicted severe damage on the environment. In the places where technology gave rise to the reign of […]

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Suggested Reading: February 20, 2012

Establishment Media: Critics of Obama Are Racists And Conspiracy Theorists - Saman Mohammadi confronts the pernicious lie that criticizing “Barry” is racism Symbolism and Metaphysics - A short essay by “Cologero” of Gornahoor.net on inner states and their representations The New Blacklist - Patrick Buchanan talks about his recent dismissal from MSNBC The Great Depression: Then and Now - An excellent […]

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LETTER: Syrians must forge their own path for the future

To the Editor: I have been a frequent reader of RidingTheTiger, and have thus far been impressed by the quality of the articles.  The authors have presented interesting facts in a clear manner, and for this I thank them. As we watch the current situation in Syria unfold, I’d like to weigh in with some […]

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Posted in Current Events, Letters, Middle East, Politics3 Comments

The modernist invention of “Judeo-Christianity”

Since the end of the Second World War we have been bombarded from all sides with references to the West’s “Judeo-Christian religion,” and “our Judeo-Christian heritage.” Politicians regularly invoke these principles, and even religious leaders trumpet the phrase as if it were a self-evident truth. So sacrosanct is this concept, that even secular leaders make […]

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Abraham Lincoln: Historiography and Reality

In a little more than a week, Americans celebrate the birth of Abraham Lincoln, their 16th president as part of a federal “President’s Day” observance. In the annals of American history, Lincoln, the sixteeth president of the United States, is accorded a special place because of his role in the Civil War.  After the Union […]

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Iranians Mark 33rd Anniversary of the Victory of the Iranian Revolution

Today, millions of Iranians staged massive rallies both at home and abroad to commemorate this fact, as well as the struggle which gave their nation a new life and marked the beginning of the end for globalist aggression against the Iranian people. 33 years ago, the Iranian people rose up against the corrupt, secular regime […]

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The Nacirema as an analogy for modern society

In 1956, the American anthropologist Horace Miner gave first shed some insight  into the nature of the Nacirema people and their customs.  It was through the landmark work, Body Ritual Among the Nacirema that the bizarre cults of these people first came to the knowledge of the American people.  Then, about thirty years ago, Neil B. Thompson continued that work […]

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American University Attacks Religious Freedom

An American university recently enacted a policy which, in practice, would force religious organizations operating on their campus to accept leaders who are not of their faith.  Of course, the policy was not worded in such a fashion.  As with all agenda-driven regulations, the policy was hidden behind a veneer of openness and tolerance: “any […]

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