10 Results The humanist contemporary political philosopher Webster Griffin Tarpley is our most incisive critic of Anglo-American hegemony. As an activist. Webster Tarpley – Against Oligarchy – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Webster Griffin Tarpley (born September ) is an American author, historian, journalist, . Against Oligarchy (); Surviving the Cataclysm: Your Guide through the Worst Financial Crisis in Human History (); updated edition,

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Erasmus had been away, and is asked by a friend how he got so skinny. Assuring Spalatin that Vergerio would be a credit againzt the university, the friar urged that he be strongly recommended to the Elector.

There was no continuity of the population of Venice; the continuity was located only in the oligarchy. All law and right may be violated for the sake of power.

Such knowledge can come only through viewing history as the lawful interplay of contending conspiracies pitting Platonists against their epistemological and political adversaries. The state was close to bankruptcy, and had to borrow from the Chigi of Siena.

Especially well-served was “Romania,” the area roughly corresponding to modern Greece. This slavery was practiced as a matter of course against Saracens, Mongols, Turks, and other non-Christians.

Machiavelli was himself engaged in operations against Venice, bringing a grant of Florentine cash to the aid of the Franco-Imperial forces holding Verona. He was forced to follow a path through the swamps, caught malaria, and died.

These oligarchs immediately sought to crush the Florentine Renaissance using the regime of the demented Dominican zgainst Girolamo Savonarola, oligwrchy set up a theocracy a la Khomeini. The omnipresent Venetian intelligence was also a factor in the Mongol destruction of the Arab cultural center of Baghdad in Erasmus came to Venice inon the eve, interestingly enough, of the attempt to annihilate Venice in the War of the League of Cambrai.

One of Erasmus’ goals in visiting Venice was to accelerate the publication of Plato. The Venetians, he says, have acted in their diplomacy: Wine was a strategic commodity in Erasmus’ opinion, as indeed it was in a time when water was often very unsafe to drink.


In the meantime, rumors are spread at his Protestant court that he has become a Catholic, which leads to his repudiation by his entire family. Inside Venice, Agnadello brought on an orgy of hysterical self-flagellation among the terrified patricians.

The Greek and Latin delegations were each profoundly vitiated by powerful Aristotelian factions, but this was still one of the most impressive assemblies in history. Later, Spalatin would go on to become Saxony’s chancellor or prime minister.

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The souls of the grafters are immersed in the boiling pitch, where they are guarded by the Malebranche, grotesque winged monsters armed with spears and hooks: As regards satisfaction for sins committed, and into which human weakness falls, His passion is sufficient and more than sufficient. After the extinction of the western empire, Ravenna was the seat of government of Theodoric the Ostrogoth, the court visited by Boethius.

The first Venetian ploy was to attempt to dismember the Cambrai coalition. The League of Cambrai was the first broad coalition of European states against a nominally Christian nation.

The Giovani, in contrast to their rivals, the Vecchi, were in favor of profound innovations in Venetian foreign policy. The Contarinis had produced seven doges, and Gasparo had his sights set on being the eighth, before he was tapped to serve Venice as a member of the College of Cardinals. Contarini would have us believe that he was contemplating becoming a monk himself, but concluded that even a monastic life of asceticism and good works would never be enough to atone for his sins.

What is astounding is how often it has succeeded. The islands of the lagoons provided an invulnerable refuge, comparable to Switzerland during World War II, for Roman aristocrats and others fleeing the paths of Goth, Hun, and Langobard armies. Our interest in exposing the Venetian war against the Italian renaissance of the Quattrocento is coherent with our commitment to the Renaissance as an ideal, and with our efforts to launch a new Renaissance today.

By the following summer the invitation had been withdrawn. Ignatius was the creature of Venice, and of Contarini in particular. I began to think to myself what that happiness [salvation] might be and what our condition is. At the end of his life Wagner moved to Palazzo Vendramin Callergi, where he died.


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Apparently the response from Spalatin was encouraging, for Pier Paolo made preparations to leave for Saxony; he was deterred from starting his journey, however, by reports of an outbreak of plague along the route. Retrieved January 27, Some years later the Venetians tried the same tactic in reverse, this time with more lasting success. National Caucus of Labor Committees.

It was written and performed shortly afterwhen the Venetians and Genoese had acquired vast powers in England through the accession of their puppet James I to the throne. After the Council of Trent, Venice was also the matrix for the Philosophe- Libertin ferment of the delphic, anti- Leibniz Enlightenment. May 09, Kylie rated it it was amazing Shelves: In fact, it is succeeding in a very real sense in the world today.

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Venetian capacities to manipulate Charles V were formidable indeed. Biography portal Books portal History portal Journalism portal Radio portal. Not content with this wrecking operation against the Church, Venice was thereafter the “mother” for the unsavory, itinerant Ignatius of Loyola and his Jesuit order.

Reality was located in the fact that an elite olifarchy ten to fifteen families out of the one hundred fifty effectively tarplwy with an iron hand. Whence I conclude that every living man is a thing of utter vanity, and that we must justify ourselves through the righteousness of another, and that means of Christ: First Lady Melania Trump for publishing a “false and defamatory” report In August alleging that the First Lady had been a “high-end escort” prior to meeting President Donald Trump.