Category Archives: geopolitics

A Strange Symbiosis in North Korea

A few years ago, National Geographic dispatched a documentary camera crew to North Korea to highlight the efforts of Nepalese opthamalogist and surgeon Dr. Sunduk Ruit, who performed small-incision cataract surgeries on roughly a thousand North Koreans. Ruit has completed … Continue reading

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The Limits of Autodidacticism

Reading an article about the strange Hitlerian and Nazi fixation with Welteislehre, World Ice Theory,┬áprompted some reflections on Adolph Hitler’s strange legacy of autodidacticism. Despite their vastly different childhoods, both Hitler and Churchill read voraciously and were largely the products … Continue reading

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