The Power of Martyrdom


What would you fight and die for? Where is your line in the sand? Like ancient Christian martyrs, each of us is endowed with Free Will. But unlike them we are Afraid to use our faculties and stand for something. History often teaches us a Lesson. It speaks volumes . But we seldom listen. Perhaps we need to start listening...

Edmund Burke was Wrong – Freedom Does Not Require Supervision


Freedom does not require Supervision. Passion is not a bad thing. We need a better socio-political business model. If only we could emulate the Swiss.

Just how good were Swiss mercenaries?

The Swiss Reisläufer (meaning those who go to war) were the best soldiers for hire money could buy. In fact, their northern archenemies, the German landsknechte (knights of the land), started by emulating them. And we all know what they say about emulation: it is a high form of flattery. Swiss Reisläufer - sketch D … Continue reading Just how good were Swiss mercenaries?