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Amoeba’s Lorica: Quote Vadis?

The German philosopher Georg Hegel famously said, “The only thing that we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history.” This is a worrying thought because there is so much that went wrong when we look at world … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Meme-ories 36 (The Squander Bug)

Worried about inflation? Worried that acting to keep inflation in check might mean you?  Weellll, since we all seem to be urgently seeking buggers to blame, everywhere, anywhere except the mirror, Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba makes a modest proposal.  US President … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Meme-ories 35 (Generation Gap)

Brought to 2021 by the generations* who got the real version of “call of duty” from life, and not the fake version from video games. Roman** matrons used to say to their sons: ‘Come back with your shield or on … Continue reading

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