Northern Dragon

… life in the twilight years of modern-day democracy …

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Born in Blood

Society today rests on a fundament of principles. World views. Things which we believe to be absolutely true and eternally valid. One of those – in some ways by far the most important of them – is the idea of democracy. Democracy (literally: rule by the people) is the glue which links all of the various elements of our society together. It is made possible by the essential idea that […]

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Interlude

Our reality is defined by what we can think and sense. Technology has given us a greater reach than ever before. We can visit – both physically and virtually – almost any area on Earth, when and if we should want to. We have, literally at our fingertips, access to an unprecedented universe of information; more than any human soul of any previous century even dreamed of. Physically – and […]

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The Voice of the Dragon

We live in the last, golden days of the Age of Enlightenment. Already the old institutions are crumbling into decay. Slowly, ever so slowly – and ever so inexorably. The world is no longer what it was. That, of course, is always the case. But the world to come… that world will have little enough of light in it. In saying this, do I sound just like those doomsday prophets […]

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