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Ancient Violence in Kenya Confirms, does not Refute the 1986 Findings in Saharasia

February 8, 2016

Ancient Violence in Kenya Confirms, and Does Not Refute the 1986 Findings in Saharasia

http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2015/09/why-dont-we-know-the-age-of-the-new-human-ancestor-homo-naledi/405148

This above article details a fascinating archaeological find, recently published in Nature magazine. But I would refute any assertions that this provides proof for an inherent or genetic disposition towards human social violence.

There are few such massacre sites of this age, Jebel Sahaba and now Nataruk, plus a few isolated and often far more ambiguous finds dated to around the same early epoch — c.10,000-14,000 BP. As I detail in my Saharasia research and book, 2nd Edition with the "Update on Saharasia" Appendix, this epoch was characterized by intensive dry conditions across North Africa and adjacent regions, in a condition similar to what we have today. In between those two dry epochs was the North African Wet Phase, which was characterized by a general absence of evidence for warfare or violence, in either archaeological remains or cave-paintings.

After c.6000 BP, which marks the start of the most recent dry epoch, social violence and war becomes abundant in archaeology, and remains so all the way down into modern times. My Saharasia study provided the first detailed analysis of this timeline and geographically-correlated association between epochs of desertification with mass migrations, famines, starvation and subsequent serious disturbances in human social behavior which leads to violence and war. This body of work has been around since the 1980s, and secures evidence of a desertification-violence mechanism which appears at work in these very early finds in Jebel Sahaba and Nataruk as well.

Additionally, as detailed in my "Update" Appendix article, there are long stretches of ancient archaeology where skeletal finds and general archaeology shows no evidence of violence at all. But those diverse findings don’t make too much sense until they are plotted on world maps, and then correlated with modern and ancient regions of intense hyperaridity, and migration patterns that bring disturbed violent people from a region of hyperarid conflict into moister areas previously characterized by peaceful conditions. My Saharasia provided that evidence in spades, but because the findings cannot be reconciled with modern academic prejudices towards a genetic causation for human violence, it rarely gets mentioned.

Backing up a bit, the massacre site at Jebel Sahaba in the Upper Nile region of Southern Sudan, is close to this new one at Nataruk, which I note in Saharasia has an oldest date estimate at around 14,000 BP (Before the Present — subtract 2000 years to correct to BC). The Nature article referenced above puts Jebel Sahaba at an even older date, farther back into a very early epoch of hyperaridity, than those at Nataruk (c.10,000 BP). Dating methods for archaeological finds in the hard-pan desert regions are largely approximations, given how blowing winds or rare torrential rains tend to wash away sediments and leave artifacts and skeletons sitting close to the bare surface.

Significantly, however, in both these cases of Nataruk and Jebel Sahaba, those early dates place them towards the end of a very early North African Dry phase, and near the start of the well-documented North African Wet phase. The climate cycled between wet and dry several times over Africa, and Lake Turkana underwent many fluctuation in its depth, as part of the climate-affected Rift Valley and Nile River system. For example:

~20,000 BP to ~10,000 BP ==>> hyperarid conditions across North and East Africa, dry hardpan, rocky and sand dunes deserts, punctuated by rare oases or exotic rivers flowing in from the moister tropics or mountain ranges only.

~10,000 BP to ~6,000 BP ==>> North African Wet Phase, abundant rains, streams, rivers, giant lakes, with bones of big browsers such as elephant, giraffe, hippo, crocodile, fish, and some human settlement remains.

~6000BP (or 4000 BCE) to Present ==>> Dry North Africa, hyperarid, similar to the same condition of pre-10,000 BP. Hardpan, rocky desert & sand dunes predominates.

On pages 221-222 of my Saharasia, there are several graphics detailing the periodicity of the North African Wet Phase (c.10,000-6000 BP) and an even drier period before then, lasting from around 20,000 BP through c.10,000 BP. Both Nataruk and Jebel Sahaba, and the outliers mentioned in the video accompanying the above weblink, fall within a period of change from severe aridity to wet conditions. Whatever was the condition of the human character structure in the centuries or millennia prior to either Nataruk or Jebel Sahaba, it would have gone through a similar desert-famine-migration-starvation-violence transformation, though not at the same levels of human population as existed in the period after c.6000 BP (or 4000 BCE), where extensive and explosive evidence for human violence is found across North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia (Saharasia) and spreading out into the borderlands.

Confirmation on that much earlier arid phase, with more discussion on Jebel Sahaba can be found on pages 433-434 of the 2nd edition of my Saharasia book, in the Appendix article "Update on Saharasia". I reproduce two climate maps from J. Adams at Oak Ridge Nat. Lab, showing African conditions during the earliest dry phase of c.21,000 – 8,000 BC (or 23-10,000 BP), followed by the North African Wet Phase of c.8000-4000 BC (10-6000 BP). The current dry period came after c.6000 BP or 4000 BC and is of course associated with the appearance of developing city-states, and very widespread social violence that developed in the wake of that serious and devastating, and basically permanent (over millennia) climate change.

It is logical to assume the same desert-famine-migration-starvation-violence mechanism was at work in those areas of very early dry conditions, to create a similar violence, though of more greatly limited geographical extent, as what happened after the c.6000 BP drying event.

James DeMeo, PhD

Author of Saharasia: The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence, In the Deserts of the Old World
http://www.amazon.com/Saharasia-Origins-Sex-Repression-Warfare-Violence/dp/0980231647

UPDATE:
I just came across another author who has criticized the Nature article, arguing as I do that it does not affirm any genetic basis to human social violence and war. See:

10,000-Year-Old Massacre Does Not Bolster Claim That War Is Innate, by John Horgan
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/10-000-year-old-massacre-does-not-bolster-claim-that-war-is-innate/

Year End 2015 OBRL Newsletter #28, Now Available

January 23, 2016

Year-End 2015 OBRL Newsletter #28, Now Available

Download it from the following webpage:
http://www.orgonelab.org/OBRLNewsletter.htm

Contents:

OBRL Year-End Newsletter #28
December 2015

1. New Published Books and Articles
2. Lecture on DeMeo’s Cloudbusting Field Experiments
3. Further Confirmations of DeMeo’s Saharasia research findings
4. Regrettable Confirmations of Saharasia: Muslim Terrorists Discover Saharasia
5. Additional New Support for the Saharasia Findings
6. Correspondence: On Bions, Biogenesis, Cancer Biopathy and Brownian Motions
7. Protoplasm
8. Suffer The Children 1, 2, 3
9. James DeMeo Interview by Kresimir Misak on Croation TV, on Wilhelm Reich and Orgone Energy
10. Additional YouTube items posted up for 2015
11. Additional Internet Essays of Merit by James DeMeo, on various issues:

12. OBRL SEMINAR 29-31 Aug. 2015 – Sorry You Missed Out!
13. Continuing Work on the Spectrographic Signatures in Orgone Charged Water, and Rainwater. Update Report
14. Research Project: CORE: Western Drought Emergency
OBRL Funding Request
Thanks very much for your interest and support.

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Publications, Meters, etc.
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James DeMeo Interview on WCBM, Baltimore

January 22, 2016

James DeMeo Interview on WCBM, Baltimore

I recently was interviewed about the sex-economic aspects of the Islamic invasions into Europe and America by Zoh Hieronymus on WCBM in Baltimore. An mp3 copy of this interview can be downloaded by clicking on the image below. Then purchase a copy of my Saharasia book for a better understanding of the sex-economic and historical factors driving this modern invasion, and the extreme dangers involved. – J.D.

Interview:
http://21stcenturyradio.com/audioarchives/2015/index.html#NorbergeHodgeDeMeo

Saharasia:
http://www.amazon.com/Saharasia-Origins-Sex-Repression-Warfare-Violence/dp/0980231647

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
– George Orwell

Also by James DeMeo: In Defense of Wilhelm Reich:
Opposing the 80-year’s War of Mainstream Defamatory Slander
Against One of the 20th Century’s Most Brilliant Physicians and Natural Scientists
http://www.amazon.com/Defense-Wilhelm-Reich-Mainstream-Defamatory/dp/0980231671/

Happy New Year 2016

December 29, 2015

Happy New Year (forthcoming) 2016

Here’s a webpage where you can download a podcast interview I did with Sterling Alan a few years back, on the subject of orgone energy research.
http://pesn.com/2009/06/03/9501547_JamesDeMeo_Orgone_interview/

Please also review our fund-raising appeal and consider to donate, or buy our various books, as described in the most recent postings. Or use this weblink:
http://www.orgonelab.org/donation.htm

The research program at OBRL needs outside financial assistance in order to continue. You can review our past OBRL year-end Newsletters for an overview of Laboratory activities, here: http://www.orgonelab.org/OBRLNewsletter.htm

Our Newsletter for year-end 2015 will soon be announced.

Thanks for your support,

James DeMeo, PhD
Director, Orgone Biophysical Research Lab
Ashland, Oregon, USA
http://www.orgonelab.org

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
– George Orwell

OBRL Winter Scene, Dec. 2015

December 22, 2015

OBRL Winter Scene, Dec. 2015

Postings will resume after Christmas. Please review our latest videos and fund-raising appeal in prior messages.

Merry Christmas, Happy Hannucka, Happy Holidays!

Four New Educational Videos, James DeMeo & OBRL

December 13, 2015

Four New Educational Videos, James DeMeo & OBRL

There are several new video items available, of possible interest. Two are on YouTube, and the other two on Gaiam TV.

This first one is a preliminary introduction to my lecture presentation from an early October invited lecture to the 10th Annual Conference on the Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water, in Varna, Bulgaria. In reviewing it, I surely look fatigued, from a 28-hour plane ride from OBRL in Ashland, Oregon, hop-scotching across the USA and Europe to the final destination in Varna, on the southern Black Sea coast.

* #1 James DeMeo, Intro to Water Conference, Varna, Bulgaria 2015
https://youtu.be/Gqk8C0Jr1F8
Following then is a video of my full lecture, "Restoring the Life-Properties to Atmospheric Water: A New Method for Ending Droughts, Tested in the USA, Israel and Africa"

* #2 James DeMeo, Full Lecture at Water Conference, Varna Bulgaria, 2015
https://youtu.be/q-bzIXIWvZ4

I have two additional interview videos with Regina Meredith at Gaiam TV. They are wide-ranging, covering Reich’s biography, his sex-economic and orgone-biophysical work, my Saharasia research, plus my other orgone energy experiments, and discussions on results of major cloudbusting projects in the USA and overseas.
http://www.gaia.com/search/sp/James%20DeMeo

* #3 James DeMeo on Orgone Energy (September 2009)
http://www.gaia.com/video/james-demeo-orgone-energy
A short Preview is also available of this first interview video on YouTube:
https://youtu.be/nnCR-5Epa_g
* #4 Persecution of Wilhelm Reich, with James DeMeo (April 2013)
http://www.gaia.com/video/persecution-wilhelm-reich-james-demeo

You can view the first two videos on YouTube without charge.

The second two videos can be viewed for a small charge at Gaiam TV. Their monthly plan charges 99 cents for the first month, then about $10 per month thereafter, assuming you want to stay with them. You can cancel in the first month without any further charges beyond the $1, if so desired, paying only $1 for both my interviews. Or stay with them for as long as you wish viewing their other videos.

Please after viewing these videos, consider also helping to fund my research efforts, which do not get any kind of support through the usual research-funding channels. You can do so by purchase of my books through Amazon.com (do a search on my name) or Bookdepository.com (for International), or by going here:
http://www.naturalenergyworks.net

You can also support my work by making a direct donation to the non-profit Orgone Biophysical Research Lab (OBRL), and also get a tax-deduction from your federal taxes. Also consider making a bequest to OBRL in your Testament.
http://www.orgonelab.org/donation.htm

In any case, enjoy these new videos, and have a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s Holiday.

James DeMeo, PhD
Director, Orgone Biophysical Research Lab
Ashland, Oregon, USA
http://www.orgonelab.org

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
– George Orwell

Year End Book/Meter Offerings, and Warmest Best Wishes

December 10, 2015

Dear Friends and Supporters of the Orgone Biophysical Research Lab (OBRL) and my research,

The end of the year comes soon, and we wish you all the best life can offer for the coming year end holidays and New Year.

We also remind you that our various books and meters are excellent holiday presents for Christmas or Hanukkah, as well as for your own interests and education. You can review them in full and purchase for USA and most International destinations by going to the Natural Energy Works website:
http://www.naturalenergyworks.net

Or you can purchase the books (but not the meters) by going to the different Amazon.com websites, or to Barnes & Nobel or any other on-line bookseller, for delivery in the USA or internationally. The best deals on international shipping comes from either Amazon.ca (Canada), Amazon.co.uk (Europe), fishpond.com.au (Australia/NZ/Japan), Amazon.in (India), or the bookdepository.com (everywhere). Just enter the title and/or author’s name in their search features.

Here is a listing of our in-house publications, now available world-wide:

by James DeMeo:
The Orgone Accumulator Handbook: Wilhelm Reich’s Life-Energy Discoveries and Healing Tools for the 21st Century, with Construction Plans, Revised & Expanded 3rd Edition, 250+ pages. (Also with translated editions into German, Spanish, Italian and Greek languages)
In Defense of Wilhelm Reich: Opposing the 80-Years’ War of Mainstream Defamatory Slander Against One of the 20th Century’s Most Brilliant Physicians and Natural Scientists
Saharasia: The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence, In the Deserts of the Old World
Preliminary Analysis of Changes in Kansas Weather Coincidental to Experimental Operations with a Reich Cloudbuster

Edited by James DeMeo:
Heretic’s Notebook: Emotions, Protocells, Ether-Drift and Cosmic Life-Energy, with New Research Supporting Wilhelm Reich (Pulse of the Planet #5)
On Wilhelm Reich and Orgonomy: Reich in Denmark, Atomic Accidents, Bomb Tests & Weather, Cloudbusting in Israel & Namibia, Summerhill School Slandered, & Eyewitness Report on FDA Burning of Reich’s Books (Pulse of the Planet #4)
Pulse of the Planet No.3: On Peaceful Versus Violent Societies, Nuclear Accidents, and Wilhelm Reich’s Orgone Energy for Healing Land and Life
Pulse of the Planet No.2: On Cosmic Energy, Acupuncture Energy, A-Bombs & Earthquakes, and Wilhelm Reich’s Orgone Accumulator
Pulse of the Planet No.1: On A-Bombs, Polar Motion, Cloudbusting, Droughts, and FDA/"Skeptic Club" Slanders of Wilhelm Reich

by Emanuel di Pasquale:
Natural Love, and the Unnatural Attacks Against It

by Max Hodann:
History of Modern Morals: By a Central Participant in the European Weimar-Era Sexual Reform Movement

by Roberto Maglione:
Wilhelm Reich and the Healing of Atmospheres: Modern Techniques for the Abatement of Desertification

by James Edward Martin:
Wilhelm Reich and the Cold War: The True Story of How a Communist Spy Team, Government Hoodlums and Sick Psychiatrists Destroyed Sexual Science and Cosmic Life Energy Discoveries

Also our most popular measuring instruments
(only from http://www.naturalenergyworks.net):
– LM4: Experimental Life Energy Meter
– EM2: Broadband Electromagnetic Radio Frequency Meter
– Trifield 100XP Electromagnetic & Microwave Meter

There is still time for purchase and pre-Christmas delivery. Or, purchase for yourself.

We also have a special offering for our most recent publication. Every order of $100 or more as made through the Natural Energy Works website will receive a free copy of Natural Love, and the Unnatural Attacks Against it, by Prof. di Pasquale. Just send us a separate email mentioning "Natural Love Free Offer" after you complete your purchase.

Our books are among the very best to be found on the subjects of Wilhelm Reich and the orgone life-energy, both exciting to read and educational, making no compromises with or deviations from Reich’s original research findings. They emphasize new research findings supporting Reich’s work, and our meters have a great utility for both amateur and professional investigators. They are excellent gifts for students of Orgonomy, young or older.

Please share this email with others in your social networks. Your purchase helps keep our research activities and facilities running. The subjects of Reich and Orgonomy are still under slander attacks and disinformation by the mainstream media, and we do not have access to the usual methods of book promotions available to other publishers, so we must rely upon word-of-mouth sharing by friends, to alert others to our offerings.

We will also soon have available our annual year-end Newsletter from OBRL, posted to internet for a free download. You can review the past OBRL Newsletters of prior years from the following weblink. Our activities of 2014 were basically continued into 2015, with some changes and additions.
http://www.orgonelab.org/OBRLNewsletter.htm

Please consider to also now make a tax-deductible donation, or bequest in your testament, to OBRL, which is an IRS-approved non-profit foundation. We can accept donations by PayPal, which also accepts various credit-cards even if you have no account with them.

Donations by standard check or money order through the postal mails is also excellent, as it spares us the credit card fees: Send to "OBRL", PO Box 1148, Ashland, Oregon 97520 USA. Bank wires are also possible. Contact me by email via demeo (at) mind (dot) net if you have any questions.
http://www.orgonelab.org/donations.htm

Meanwhile, have a safe and warm-hearted

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy Holidays

and Thanks Again for your support and interest.

James DeMeo, PhD

Director, Orgone Biophysical Research Lab
Ashland, Oregon, USA
http://www.orgonelab.org
http://www.saharasia.org
http://www.naturalenergyworks.net

Nouvelles informations sur les perscutions et la mort de Wilhelm Reich

December 4, 2015

Nouvelles informations sur les persécutions et la mort de Wilhelm Reich

Wilhelm Reich a malheureusement été l’une des victimes broyées par les agressions mortifères du
milieu médico-universitaire du XXème siècle contre les découvertes scientifiques non orthodoxes. Des forces sociales importantes étaient à l’oeuvre, mais pas selon les récits « politiquement corrects » habituels. Dans les décennies qui ont suivi sa mort, de nombreuses publications ont répandu l’idée fausse selon laquelle Reich a été détruit par le conservatisme américain, le « McCarthisme de droite » et autres. La recherche historique a montré que cela était faux. Reich a été persécuté et attaqué à la fois par les nazis et les staliniens en Europe. Aux États-Unis cependant, elle a été menée par une combinaison d’agents staliniens du Komintern (l’Internationale communiste), des journalistes et des médecins pestilentiels et enfin par la Food and Drug Administration des États-Unis (FDA). Des livres et des articles scientifiques sont maintenant disponibles qui se référent aux fichiers nouvellement disponibles obtenus d’archives soviétiques restées longtemps inaccessibles, et les fichiers internes de la FDA et du FBI par l’utilisation de la Freedom of Information Act, ainsi que d’autres sources. L’ensemble est cité dans la section de référence. Voici un résumé de ce qu’ils révèlent2.

A continué …
http://acorgone.free.fr/DeMeoWRNouvelles.html

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
– George Orwell

The Orgone Accumulator Handbook: Wilhelm Reich’s Life-Energy Discoveries and Healing Tools for the 21st Century, with Construction Plans
http://www.amazon.com/Orgone-Accumulator-Handbook-Life-Energy-Construction/dp/0980231639

Presentation by James DeMeo on YouTube “Restoring the Life-Properties to Atmospheric Water: A New Method for Ending Droughts…”

November 26, 2015

Presentation at the 10th Annual Conference on the Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Water, in Varna Bulgaria, October 2015.

by James DeMeo, PhD: "Restoring the Life-Properties to Atmospheric Water: A New Method for Ending Droughts, Tested in the USA, Israel and Africa".

Now available on YouTube (full screen recommended):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_cwvnG8dFg

Same video and Conference Abstract also listed here:
http://www.waterconf.org/participants-materials/2015/

For those wanting more information on DeMeo’s work, please obtain his books — available from the various Amazon websites (do a term-search on "James DeMeo") and also from here:
http://www.naturalenergyworks.net

Scroll down for book titles in left-hand column.

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
– George Orwell

There is No such thing as a “Peaceful Islam”.

November 21, 2015

There is No such thing as a "Peaceful Islam".

Several central facts are typically censored out of most public discussions about Islam. Islam is much more than merely a "religion". It is also a political movement, an economic system, and a system of social controls over the lives of believers, including special regulations for bathroom and bedroom behavior. Most notably Islam has a codified view of women and non-believers as subordinate creatures, with restricted rights and status in society, similar to slaves. The Islamic system also extends to demand obedience of non-believers to its precepts, and also has a system of police and military to enforce those precepts and to spread its doctrines globally, which the believer views as superior to all other forms of belief and governance. "Islam" means "submission", and if you don’t wish to submit, it has a rule-book indicating the punishments to be meted out, with many offenses and taboos demanding public whippings, chopping off hands or feet, or the death penalty by torturous stoning. Islam is therefore an entire system of governance, extending far beyond merely one’s spiritual beliefs about God and the universe. The Koran and Hadiths are the rule-books, dating from the time of Muhammed, by which Islamic societies and peoples, and all living within its jurisdiction — believers or not — are subordinated to and governed by.

Mosques also are historically used for many functions outside of prayer services. They function as meeting places for political strategy, for organization of special "religious police", and as military headquarters, where weapons are stored. And the mullahs and imams take on the role of generals or Mafia-type neighborhood enforcers, meting out punishments to violators of Islamic legal codes. Mosques also are signs of conquest, much as we view the flag as identifying territory, Islam uses mosques to lay claim to territory, or as markers of great victories in battle. Ergo the push for a big "victory mosque" near to the destruction site of the Twin Towers, brought down on 911. Mosques have also been used as torture chambers for punishing or murdering dissenters or oppositionists. This was seen during the Iraq war, piles of bodies of men, women and children were heaped outside of the big mosque at Kerbala, where the butcher al-Sadr was holding court, massacring his enemies and their families. The extremist President of Turkey Erdogan said it best: "The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets and the faithful our soldiers." He also famously and very accurately stated "There is no ‘radical’ Islam. There is only Islam, nothing more."

All those wishing for a peaceful or moderate Islam ask for Muslims to go against the central preachings of Muhammed. ISIS, al-Qaeda, the Talibans, Boko Haram, they are the Pure Islam of Muhammed, not some "anomaly". Pure Islam is more like the Spanish Inquisition, except in one regard. The butchery of the Inquisition went against the central teachings of Christianity, against the Ten Commandments and Jesus. The butchery of Islam, however, is in full 100% agreement with the final and universally-accepted teachings of Muhammed, who was war-lord, mass-murderer, serial rapist, pedophile, liar, thief, and psychopath. He is considered to be the "ideal man" all good Muslims should strive to emulate. And the terrorists do that. The moderate Muslims do not. Islam also permits Muslims to lie about their intentions, when speaking to infidels, a codified practice known as "taqqiya". And therein lies a grave difficulty.

Islam has not had any kind of Reformation as yet, to provide for a more moderated Islamic system for its adherents to follow. Islam over nearly 1400 years of history has been the Inquisition on steroids, aiming to reconstitute the old Caliphate, which was broken apart only after WW1, by the Versailles agreements. Right now, authentic moderate Muslims are crushed down as betrayers of Islam, or as apostates, who are punished or killed by those in power.

For any society living under freedom and democracy to call Islam a mere "religion" is therefore a deadly suicidal error. It must be treated as a dangerous social, political and military movement, similar to Nazism or Communism. Such totalitarian ideologies seek to destroy existing societies and replace them with their own system and peoples, willing to commit mass-murder to accomplish their goals. They were, or are masters of propaganda lying. Surely there are many victims of Pure Islam that the West should consider to shelter or help out, especially the non-believers who today are subjected to horrible genocide by the followers of Muhammed. There are also some peaceful Muslims needing our help, especially the apostates, from whom every free society can benefit and learn from.

But there is no such thing as a "peaceful Islam".

James DeMeo, PhD

Author of Saharasia: The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence, In the Deserts of the Old World
http://www.amazon.com/Saharasia-Origins-Sex-Repression-Warfare-Violence/dp/0980231647

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
– George Orwell


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