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The Allegorical Pirate

Once upon a time, and in the days of sail, on a tropical island somewhere in the Caribbean, a seaman waxed old and, growing very sick, holed up in an upper room at the back of a shabby seaside inn. … Continue reading

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Status Symbols

The way it is with some men: if you strip them of their status symbols, all you will find is a heap of status symbols. Inheritance nullifies status symbols. Oh! Thou lucky, lucky man! Lying, cheating, and stealing nullifies status … Continue reading

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