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Honest Charlie
Critical Theory oriented insights on current evens, philosophers, and so mock epics. It hasn't been easy, but we try to maintain our humor.
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  • CRITICAL RACE THEORY V. REALITY
    23 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    THE ABSURD TIMES CRT – Defined By Honest Charlie Illustration: This might help explain about half of the problem. CRT Defined By Honest Charlie Some of you may be tired of my insistence that a true de...
  • APHORISMS
    08 Nov 2021 • 8 min read
    THE ABSURD TIMES TWILIGHT OF THE BLOGS BY HONEST CHARLIE Illustration: the right not to wear a mask, ever. Twilight of the blogs By Honest Charlie It's time to learn what an aphorism really is. 1. Rep...
  • CLIMATE CHANGE
    04 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    THE ABSURD TIMES I;;ustration: has nothing to do with the article. It is here just for the hell of it. Climate, Money, and Politics By Honest Charlie I really no longer care much about the climate, cl...
  • ASSANGE, TARIK ALI
    28 Oct 2021 • 14 min read
    Thursday, October 28, 2021 ASSANGE THE ABSURD TIMES Illustration: Tarek Ali as illustrated on Wikipedia. War on the Press By Honest Charlie I am seriously getting worn out by the constant flood of bul...
  • IS THIS LEGAL?
    27 Oct 2021 • 9 min read
    THE ABSURD TIMES Judge Illustration: Judge Julius Hoffman by Jules Pheiffer (not sure of the spelling) who presided over the trial of the Chicago 8, er 7. He gave attorney 4 years contempt of court se...
  • ADORNO
    23 Oct 2021 • 150 min read
    This is the last part of Adorno’s Aphorisms in his publication called Minima Moralia. It was written in honor of Max Horkheimer, whose The Eclipse of Reason Is the signature document of the Frankfurt ...
  • FREE DUMB
    22 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    THE ABSURD TIMES Illustration: er, make sure your local newscaster does not take this seriously. On second thought, who cares? FREE-DUMB BY HONEST CHARLIE It's time to liberate the stupid. Why make th...
  • UPDATE
    21 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 1
    Well, I told some of you that the next one (that some already got, somehow, will be out tday, but it turns out that there seems to be “nay, I know not ‘seems’” -Hamlet, still seems to be some sort of ...
  • POWELL - 2
    19 Oct 2021 • 18 min read • 1 0
    Tuesday, October 19, 2021 powell2 \ THE ABSURD TIMES A little late, but it makes the point. Well, I guess I have to get this out of my system before I finish what I was about to send out. That fact th...
  • Just remembering an old myth
    08 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    THE ABSURD TIMES Illustration: "Shoeless" Joe Jackson. I've been asked a few times what I thought of the debate and I've really tried hard to think of something worth mentioning in it. Finally, I've s...
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