Monthly Archives: December 2011

Indo-European Guide to Presidential Elections (excerpts, #5)

The continuation of the previous part… Heracles and Hera …This story begins when Zeus decides to give people a great ruler, the ruler they’ve never seen before. The ruler who would possess traits of Zeus himself, of course scaled down … Continue reading

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Indo-European Guide to Presidential Elections (excerpts, #4)

The continuation of the previous part… Sisupala and Rudra-Shiva …Starkadr’s Hindu analog, Sisupala, is a secondary character of Mahabharata. He comes into play before the main intrigue develops. In the first books the authority of Pandavas brothers, main characters of … Continue reading

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Indo-European Guide to Presidential Elections (excerpts, #3)

The continuation of the previous part… Unforgivable Sins of President …While sins of pride and lying for noble reasons are damaging to the King status, but are recoverable, what about other sins? What about sins against the primary functions, against … Continue reading

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Indo-European Guide to Presidential Elections (excerpts, #2)

The continuation of the previous part.. Forgivable Vices of President …King Yayati, for being an exemplary king in the story mentioned previously and other stories, was praised by divinities, and they granted him a right to ascend to havens. However, … Continue reading

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Indo-European Guide to Presidential Elections (excerpts, #1)

Three Virtues of President …What should be the ideal qualities of the successful King-President from the Indo-European point of view? Georges Dumezil, in his “The Destiny of a King” founds the exact answer in Irish myths. It’s said that the … Continue reading

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Udall & Feinstein: Too Little, Too Late

Senator Mark Udall, after Senate defeated his amendments to National Defense Authorization Act, which were suppose to guard US Citizens from the capture and indefensible detention by Military, throws whole his support to the similar effort of Senator Dianne Feinstein: Stop … Continue reading

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