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Shakespeare, Physiognomy, the Pope and Lavater

“Your face, my thane, is as a book where men May read strange matters…” (Macbeth, act 1, sc. 5 Comment. As usual, there is a barrage of opposing statements regarding the new Pope’s relation with the Argentinian Junta, responsible for … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Macbeth and Obama’s Jokes on Death by Drones

Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more: it is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Foul is Fair & Europe’s Nobel Peace Prize

“Fair is foul, and foul is fair: Hover through the fog and filthy air.” (Macbeth, act 1, sc. 1) Comments.   In 1985 Nobel decreed that the prize should be given to “the person who shall have done the most or … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Military-Industrial Establishment

“…Nay, had I power, I should Pour the sweet milk of concord into hell, Uproar the universal peace, confound All unity on earth.” (Macbeth act 4, sc. 3) Comments.  Eugene Debs (1855 – 1926), an American union leader and one-time … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Macbeth, Greed and Power

“… And my more having would be as a sauce To make me hunger more: that I should forge Quarrels unjust against the good and loyal, Destroying them for wealth.” (Macbeth act 4, sc. 3) Tips for Use.  A suitable … Continue reading

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Have we all gone mad?

“…have we eaten on the insane root That takes the reason prisoner?” (Macbeth act 1 sc. 3) Tips for Use. At the office, or in a debate with your political opponent – when the proposal that is aired is complete … Continue reading

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