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Category Archives: Amoeba’s Lorica
I, Abraham, loaded with sins, have composed this elegy with the most lively sorrow; for I have seen Constantinople in the days of its glory. – Armenian elegy on the conquest of Constantinople, quoted in the Milman edition of Gibbon’s … Continue reading
Global strike today! We strike for climate action! We demand true climate justice! #UprootTheSystem #NoMoreEmptyPromises – Item on Outer Party social media site “Honey?” Cliff groaned. Softly, so Miranda couldn’t hear him. No point making things any worse for her. … Continue reading
Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba has had technical difficulties lately, and hence hasn’t been posting. With luck, the tech has been fixed, and the beatings posts can resume. Stop groaning. It’s bad for morale. You’d think we were trying to survive … Continue reading