The author indicates that his theory of business cycles is, so far as he knows, new. He says that previous theories of the business cycle, over-
This is the third and final volume of his Skidelsky`s biography of Keynes. Its 500 pages of rather small print promise a look at the struggle, not between the Allies and the Axis, but between Britain and the U.S., for dominance of the world. The Americans were using Lend -
(Introduction pg1) This is a book about the politics of modernization and the politics of annihilation. This project was predicated on war and the taking away of human life and property. At the very apex of the project, 1941, the decision was taken to murder millions of men, women, and children. Three factors made this possible: the abandonment of moral restraint, the pursuit of a nationalistic and expansionistic social utopia, and the emergence of a modern technocracy.
(Page 604). The first days of the German invasion of France, which started on May 10, 1940, were a catalog of "what ifs" and "if onlys", but decisive was not this or that missed opportunity by the French, but their feeble efforts at modernization and their dim awareness of the lessons of Poland
Most of the missed opportunities to put a stop to Hitler’s war machine foundered on the misapprehension of its true strength. Fritz the cat smells a rat. He takes with a grain of salt all the protestation of ignorance and fear used as excuses for not taking a "stitch in time".
A review of "The Collapse of the Third Republic" by William Shirer. France collapsed with hardly a fight before Hitler`s blitzkrieg. Why? This is the question Shirer (better known for "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich") asks. Fritz the Cat sees a pattern here. A depression (is this simply a strike by the capitalists?) leading up to war. The world has been in a depression (capital strike) since 2008, with Europe going down the same deflationary path it trod in the 30s. The far right gains strength and the left falls apart. Know your history or repeat it. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
Logic Deconstructed Coherent knowledge 'of our world' is only possible because we have forgotten that we fell out of the sky as stardust and rain, and that we exchange our gasses with plants and our fluids with ditches. From 'After Neitzsche'
Reconstruction begins. After the dark night a little light appears.