Something Different

by Nathan Hamm on 9/26/2004 · 1 comment

On Thursday, I got hit with some interesting comment spam. In the extended entry, I post, for your enjoyment, the text of the comments.

The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.

The idea of God is the sole wrong for which I cannot forgive mankind.

You are a philosopher, Dr. Johnson. I have tried too in my time to be a philosopher; but I don’t know how, cheerfulness was always breaking in.

The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative on the day after the revolution.

Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak.

Hubris is today our entire attitude towards nature, our rape of nature with the help of machines.

Ideology…is indispensable in any society if men are to be formed, transformed and equipped to respond to the demands of their conditions of existence.

The Creator, if He exists, has a special preference for beetles.

Humans ought to preserve for themselves an environment adequate to match their capacity to wonder.

I really would love to hear more about the beetles one. Maybe if I play enough free online poker, I will get the answer.

Timothy says over at the OC that he believes this is some sort of Trotskyite scheme.


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Nathan is the founder and Principal Analyst for Registan, which he launched in 2003. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Uzbekistan 2000-2001 and received his MA in Central Asian Studies from the University of Washington in 2007. Since 2007, he has worked full-time as an analyst, consulting with private and government clients on Central Asian affairs, specializing in how socio-cultural and political factors shape risks and opportunities and how organizations can adjust their strategic and operational plans to account for these variables. More information on Registan's services can be found here, and Nathan can be contacted via Twitter or email.

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