Tweet Crazy people have always reflected their own society’s pathologies. In a pre-modern era, crazy people thought they were the Devil or, perhaps, the Hammer of God. In the atomic/space exploration age, insanity tended to involve aliens. People thought they were abducted, thought aliens were among us, or thought that they were themselves aliens. What [...]
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Tweet The British Museum has staged a huge exhibit about the Aztecs. The Daily Mail has recognized that opening by publishing a very interesting article about the Aztecs and their clash with, and ultimate destruction because of, the Spaniards. The article is a useful reminder of something Danny Lemieux has raised at this blog before, [...]