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FildesCrusoe

Persecution: Dangerous Liaisons

This is the seventeenth in the Persecution Series. See Brand Fascism for a listing of prior posts in the sequence. In the novel Les Liaisons Dangereux, later the movie Dangerous Liaisons, the Marquise de Merteuil engages the Vicomte de Valmont to corrupt the incorruptible Madame de Tourvel..... From 1951, a system designed for heroin and cocaine addicts - prescription-only status - was … [Read More...]

Pinel

War on Civilization: What Would Happen if Patients Radicalize?

The Events in Paris have led to a brief interruption to the Persecution Series although this post could have been termed Brand Fascism II.   Illustration: Data Wars, 2012 © Billiam James   The day after the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris, Nicholas Sarkozy stood on the steps of the Elysee Palace and said "This [the shootings] is a declaration of a war on civilization … [Read More...]

pillsofhope

Persecution: Brand Fascism

This is the Sixteenth in the Persecution Series, after The Persecution of Heretics, The Persecution of Vulnerable Adults, Harassment from the BBC to GMC, Harassment from Rolf Harris to James Coyne to Doctor Who, Persecution: Black Riders in the Shire  & Persecution: Rumbles from Mordor, of which there were eight in the SUI Cide Series SUI Cide in Betsi, SUI Cide Trick or Treat , The SUI Cide … [Read More...]

Sea of Medicine

Crusoe, we say, Was Rescued

This is the Sixteenth Modern Myth featuring Crusoe.  The Persecution series resumes next week with Brand Fascism. The clinics were different now to what they had been. Hands on Fire The woman walked in, glancing at her hands as she came.  Crusoe already knew what she would say.  In days gone by peripheral neuropathies were rare.  You saw one a year, perhaps in older people – more often women … [Read More...]

The Miracle of the Chemical Cure

Castel Gandolfo

This is the Fifteenth Modern Myth, featuring Crusoe.  The rest can be accessed under the modern myth tag.  There will be another next week.  The Pharma Sub-Series of the Persecution Murder Mystery will resume in the first week of the New Year.  A Strange Man It was a time when Crusoe managed to be in Europe in Septembers.  In 1957, interested in the fuss surrounding the new tranquilizers, she … [Read More...]

Witty Hope

Persecution: He Who Would Do A Great Evil

This is the Fifteenth in the Persecution Series, after The Persecution of Heretics, The Persecution of Vulnerable Adults, Harassment from the BBC to GMC, Harassment from Rolf Harris to James Coyne to Doctor Who, Persecution: Black Riders in the Shire  & Persecution: Rumbles from Mordor, of which there were eight in the SUI Cide Series SUI Cide in Betsi, SUI Cide Trick or Treat , The SUI Cide … [Read More...]

Pilot

Persecution: Professional SUI Cide

This is the Fourteenth in the Persecution Series, after The Persecution of Heretics, The Persecution of Vulnerable Adults, Harassment from the BBC to GMC, Harassment from Rolf Harris to James Coyne to Doctor Who, Persecution: Black Riders in the Shire  & Persecution: Rumbles from Mordor, and eight in the SUI Cide Series SUI Cide in Betsi, SUI Cide Trick or Treat , The SUI Cide Note & SUI … [Read More...]

Persecution: The SUI Cide Apparatus

This is the Thirteenth in the Persecution Series, after The Persecution of Heretics, The Persecution of Vulnerable Adults, Harassment from the BBC to GMC, Harassment from Rolf Harris to James Coyne to Doctor Who, Persecution: Black Riders in the Shire  & Persecution: Rumbles from Mordor, and seventh in the SUI Cide Series SUI Cide in Betsi, SUI Cide Trick or Treat , The SUI Cide Note & SUI … [Read More...]

Persecution: SUI Cide & Peace in our Time

This is the Twelfth in the Persecution Series, after The Persecution of Heretics, The Persecution of Vulnerable Adults, Harassment from the BBC to GMC, Harassment from Rolf Harris to James Coyne to Doctor Who, Persecution: Black Riders in the Shire  & Persecution: Rumbles from Mordor, and sixth in the SUI Cide Series SUI Cide in Betsi, SUI Cide Trick or Treat, The SUI Cide Note, SUI Cide or … [Read More...]

Persecution: SUI Cide in the OK Corral

This is the Eleventh in the Persecution Series, after The Persecution of Heretics, The Persecution of Vulnerable Adults, Harassment from the BBC to GMC, Harassment from Rolf Harris to James Coyne to Doctor Who, Persecution: Black Riders in the Shire  & Persecution: Rumbles from Mordor, and fifth in the SUI Cide Series SUI Cide in Betsi, SUI Cide Trick or Treat , The SUI Cide Note & SUI … [Read More...]

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