The Middle East used to be rife with Platonic thinking during the Golden Age of Islam. Unfortunately, the death of the wise Ibn Rushd and the destruction of the region by the Mongols eliminated this beacon of light. Even worse, the wounds that the Islamic world suffered became gangrenous when the empiricist ideologies disguised as 'modernism' and 'fundamentalism' became prevalent.
Until philosophers are kings, or the kings and princes of this world have the spirit and power of philosophy, and political greatness and wisdom meet in one, and those commoner natures who pursue either to the exclusion of the other are compelled to stand aside, cities will never have rest from their evils.- The Republic
On the one hand, I'm reluctant to commit forces in the Mideast, especially without the required congressional authorization. OTOH, IS needs its butt kicked and boots on the ground from ANYONE will help- and it's not like we haven't had boots on the ground already.
Rhand: I try to put lots of effort into all my Africa maps, on this one you can see Hausa-Fulani, Mandinka, Ovimbundu, and Xhosa republics.
Nov 19, 2018 19:18:37 GMT
Rhand: Unfortunately, South America is harder, because nothing ever happens there.
Nov 19, 2018 19:19:29 GMT
futurist: Good luck to you, MN!
Jan 17, 2019 5:10:51 GMT
MinnesotaNationalist: well, that was the most underwhelming jury duty ever. Came in one day, was told to go home, and now I'm told that I'm not needed anymore for this session.
Jan 23, 2019 4:26:12 GMT
ieph: I've been actually thinking of just spending my time here, gradually decreasing my presence in AH.com. But in the meantime, I'm spending my time reviving one of my old WIPs sadly lost to the sands of time (I guess)
Jul 23, 2019 11:24:08 GMT
ieph: In fact, I'm even thinking of reviving my wikibox TL right here.
Jul 23, 2019 20:21:52 GMT
jennysnooper87: If that's the case, would it be okay if I moved the TL from AH.com to this site?
Aug 21, 2019 1:53:59 GMT
railmotive: Checking out this website, seems quite nice.
Oct 23, 2019 22:35:16 GMT