The Iliad by Homer – Book 16 As the fight continues, Patroclus come to Achilles in tears Achilles asks him about everything apart from the battle. Patroclus – The Greeks are losing badly. Diomed, Ulysses, Agamemnon, Eurypylus are all injured. The doctors are doing what they can but the onlyContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 15 When the Trojans saw the damaged done, they stopped When Jove saw what Neptune allowed the Greeks to do the Trojans and Hector vomiting blood, he turned to Juno Jove – You conniving little witch. All that shit last night was to getContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 14 As the battle wore on, Nestor was having a drink, he asked Machaon Nestor – What’s going on with all the belly-aching? It’s so loud and I can’t enjoy my wine He got up to see the state of the Greek army andContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 13 Jove allowed the Trojans to get to the Greek ships but forgot about Troy and the possibility other gods would get involved. Neptune was watching. He felt bad for the Greeks and rode down to the bottom of the sea to get evenContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 12 Patroclus was seeing to Eurypylus but the battle was still going on. The wall and trench weren’t perfect because it was failing due to the fact that they hadn’t prayed for its immortality Apollo made the rivers rise. Jove made it rain andContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 11 Jove sends down Discord to rile the Greeks Agamemnon was ready to go – angrier and more violent than eve. His armor, sword and shield were something you’d expect from a king. Each warrior had his horses held by his charioteer while heContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 10 The Greeks were all sleeping – except Agamemnon. He watched the Trojan fires on the plain and looked his troops and sighed. He decided to go speak with Nestor. Meanwhile, Menelaus couldn’t sleep either. He felt bad that all the Greeks were thereContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 9 Panic set in overnight for the Greeks. Agamemnon with tears in his eyes – Jove promised me the sacking of Troy but it’s obvious he was lying. Let’s go home The men felt sad but then Diomed spoke Diomed – Just the otherContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 8 At the beginning of the next day, Jove spoke to the gods Jove – I’d better not catch any of you intervening on behalf of any of the Greeks or Trojans, I’ll knock you down from Olympus to Hades if I do MinervaContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 6 Ajax broke through a Trojan phalanx and killed Acamas, Thrace’s best fighter Diomed, Euryalus, Menelaus killed some more Menelaus tried to take Adrestus alive – he ran away but was caught He pleaded for his life and offered lots of money Agamemnon toldContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 5   Minerva gave a super boost to Diomed. She gave him a fire flare in his shield and a blinding light in his helmet, as well as amazing speed. 2 of Vulcan’s sons charged past him in a chariot and missed him DiomedContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 4   The gods were watching all of this, drinking… Jove turned to Juno and teased her – I see Menelaus has some friends in you and Minerva. I was watching and Venus saved Alexandrus right when he was done for. Should we getContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 3 It didn’t take too long for the Trojans to get ready. The shitty weather shielded the Greeks from the Trojans’ view. Alexandrus got all kitted out in a panther skin, bow, sword, 2 spears and full suit of armor Hector chided him –Continue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 2   While everyone was asleep, Jove decided that he’d do Achilles a solid by sending a “lying dream” to Agamemnon. The dream took Nestor’s face and told him to rally the troops and start attacking Troy Agamemnon spoke with the elders about his dreamContinue Reading

The Iliad by Homer – Book 1 Agamemnon (leader of the Greek army) and Achilles (best warrior) are fighting about Agamemnon taking the daughter of a high priest of Apollo. The priest warned him that Apollo would get even with him for that Apollo put a plague on the army, theirContinue Reading

“Manifesto of the Communist Party” – Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels Introduction Communism is coming. All of the old powers of Europe right and left to stop it This is an acknowledgement that Communism is a force to be reckoned with Communists need to stop hiding and make themselves beContinue Reading

“Wealth of Nations” Book I by Adam Smith (1776) Introduction Discussion on Wealth: Ratio of Total Amount Produced / Total Number of Consumers If this ratio goes up, the nation is better off and wealthier Q: Why do country have different have different ratios? Either higher or lower? Chapter 1Continue Reading

Federalist No. 71 – Alexander Hamilton The President’s term should be four years. Some think that it’s too long and he could amass power. In this span, he has time to counteract temporary passions or influences of factions in the public and their representatives. His duty is to protect theContinue Reading

Federalist No. 70 – Alexander Hamilton A single executive is necessary for accountability, “executive energy” and defense against legislative encroachment on his power. One is enough to ensure secrecy, fewer fights and allowing decisions to be made quickly. Congress will have time to deliberate and listen to open discussion toContinue Reading