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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.
Created 23 Aug 2021
  • Edward
    01 Oct 2021
    28 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Thoughts and Invective -- Maudlin Edition THE ABSURD TIMES FUCK IT Bobby McGee A while ago, Kris Kristopherson wrote the line "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose." Nice. That line, a...
  • Don't Think Israel Started with Donald
    26 Sep 2021 • 27 min read
    Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Latuff, Gaza, more war crimes, phoney ceasefire talks THE ABSURD TIMES Illustration: Carlos Latuff is ahead of us this time as Al-Jazeera regains credibility There is even more ...
  • Previous Post
    24 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    I am told, friends, that the last post was too long for e-mails, so I am forwarding this link. Please let me know if it works or not. absurdtimes1c2@substack.com Thank you, Honest Charlie
  • Language and Linguistics
    24 Sep 2021 • 33 min read
    Friday, September 24, 2021 Languages THE ABSURD TIMES Illustration: Woodie: How often we need him. Language and the strange By Honest Charlie I have been waiting for some time to post this gem from Ma...
    12 Sep 2021 • 64 min read
    MARX’S THEORY OF AIENATION AUGUST 5, 2014HONESTCHARLIELEAVE A COMMENT It has been far too long since I published anything here, but what with contemporary events such as they are, I have been quite bu...
  • How it Started or GET OVER IT!
    07 Sep 2021 • 25 min read
    THE ABSURD TIMES Illustration: Our Hero Before the Soviets fell. How it Started, or Shut Up! By Honest Charlie [Before I get started, I'd like to get this bit of unrelated information out: I no longer...
  • Post Mortem -- first 20 years
    02 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Thursday, September 02, 2021 POST MORTEM THE ABSURD TIMES Taliban offered him to U.S., sut settled for moving him. (One year later). POST-MORTEM BY HONEST CHARLIE I first thought of doing the entire w...
    23 Aug 2021 • 25 min read
    THE ABSURD TIMES Bin Laden was moved from Afghanistan to Pakistan a year or so after the U.S. demanded his return. Bush, Rumsfield, Cheney & Co. knew this and approved it after refusing to accept his ...
  • Whatever, varied.
    23 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to AbsurdTimes’s Newsletter by me, AbsurdTimes. Ph.D., Cognitive Science, Secular Humanist, and cursed with a preference for things that make sense. At times, Arthur Schopenhauer is editor. Te...
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