Breath of the Dragon: Homebuilt Flamethrowers by Ragnar Benson

By Ragnar Benson

Do you've a weapon on your arsenal that might carry off tanks or a small military of adversarial humans? What you wish is a flamethrower. they are reasonable; effortless to construct and keep; and use universal, reasonably cheap gasoline. A recipe for napalm is integrated. One whiff of the dragon"s breath will positioned attackers at your mercy.

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AbuLughod as well: “In a system, it is the connections between the parts that must be studied. ”48 In particular, some systems will thrive and do well because their structure promotes the efficient use of resources. Other systems will run down and do poorly because their structure promotes the inefficient use of resources. As long-term tendencies and not immediate effects, both “working” and “not working” are compatible with our starting point, systemic stability. ” The ideal version of capitalism he constructs necessarily has a tendency to run down, as the rate of profit declines in the long run.

Neither stance is justifiable. As a concept, totalitarianism is no better— and no worse—than any other concept. 11 One is fully entitled to hate the totalitarian concept but not because it is inherently hateful. — is then imperative. As to totalitarianism’s critics, they are, like all critics, fallible. 12 We would be ill advised to reify any slice of academic time. In this case as in every other, the appropriate question should be whether the critique, or the endorsement, was justified. 13 Obviously, if totalitarian states must be terroristic, nonterroristic states cannot be totalitarian.

Carv[ing] out little empires for themselves in many places. And although such developments did not necessarily impede the mobilization of resources and the coordination needed to maintain systemwide defenses and construct regionwide public works . . 1 More and more supervision and regimentation by the central bureaucracy was required to keep the administrative machine in motion. The bureaucracy was expanded in number, its quality inevitably sank, and it became increasingly difficult to control its abuses.

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