"The mind is a compact, multiply connected thought mass with internal connections of the most intimate kind. It grows continuously as new thought masses enter it, and this is the means by which it continues to develop."

Bernhard Riemann On Psychology and Metaphysics ca. 1860

"It is clear that the minds are the most important part of the universe, and that everything was established for their sake; that is, in choosing the order of things, the greatest account was taken of them; all things being arranged in such a way that they appear the more beautiful the more they are understood."

G. W. Leibniz

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Monday, July 04, 2011

Still More Hellish Financial Chicanery

Yours truly recently quipped that the downfall of Messier Strauss Kahn was truly piquant in its irony--which is to say that the head of an insidious institution responsible for implementing murderous "conditionalities" upon hapless victims should be accused of rape. But now, it appears that our antagonist was set up after having refused to pay for prostitution. Mon dieu! But why should the illustrious head of the illustrious IMF have to lower himself to pay for a prostitute? Perhaps he felt a sort of imperial entitlement to such venalities that naturally goes with the various emoluments of his high office. But then, the devil is always in the details...

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