Tag Archives: Anthony Trollope

“…organized depravity”

“I doubt whether from the beginning of the world until now, a community, nominally civilized, has been so fully under the domination of systematic and organized depravity…the most atrocious organization that the civilized part of the world has ever known.” … Continue reading

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I voted early

Last Monday, I voted early for the first time in my life (probably because we didn’t have early voting in New York before now. That would explain it.) I am reminded to pass on that indisputable fact by the multiple … Continue reading

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A central flaw with police investigations

Just after I wrote about one big problem I’ve observed with cops — their hypervigilence — I read what follows in Anthony Trollope’s 1869 novel about pathological jealousy, He Knew He Was Right. The jealous man, Louis Trevelyan, has hired … Continue reading

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