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South Africa Trip Report – By Carl Coon – March, 1992 (near the end of Apartheid)

Monday, Jan. 27, 1992: (On the Blue Train, heading south from Johannesburg) My first impressions are mixed. This is a country complicated beyond belief, and nervous. I’ve just finished Alan Paton’s novel, Too Late, the Phalarope, an Afrikaner tragedy. Dear … Continue reading

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A Lesson from History

When you study the mess the world is in today, you can draw inferences from history, especially the latter days of the Roman Empire. Continue reading

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