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ISIS isn’t Islamic, as the Lord’s Resistance Army isn’t Christian

posted by Harry J. Bentham

Sans la logique, on a des opinions, on a pas de croyances. Without logic, we have opinions, we have no beliefs. Prosper-Olivier Lissagaray Above: Joseph Kony and top officers from his “Lord’s Resistance Army”. Would the Christians who think Islam is a violent […]

We are all of the Mont Order

posted by Harry J. Bentham

Nous sommes tous montagnards, vive la montagne! We are all Montagnards, vive La Montagne! Slogan used in an address to the Jacobin Club, 1793 In order to make the facts clear on a subject that I have unfortunately avoided since early 2013, I […]

My aims at the L’Ordre blog

posted by Harry J. Bentham

Qui plume a, guerre a To hold a pen is to be at war. Voltaire After accepting the rare opportunity to blog with Beliefnet, I have named this blog L’Ordre. This is French for The Order, because the main topics I’m going to be addressing here relate […]

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"The Interview" is a terrorist fantasy: might as well be about chopping Obama's head off
La beauté sera CONVULSIVE ou ne sera pas. Beauty will be CONVULSIVE or not at all. André Breton Americans, the folks who scream and whine more about "terror" threats to their nation more than any other people in the world, are now slamming North Korea after the state took allege

posted 11:00:07pm Dec. 20, 2014 | read full post »

Obama's plan for the sanctions on Russia to fail: America surrenders to Cuba, Iran
Oui, c'est l'Europe, depuis l'Atlantique jusqu'à l'Oural, c'est toute l'Europe, qui décidera du destin du monde. Yes, it is Europe, from the Atlantic to the Urals, it is Europe, it is the whole of Europe, that will decide the fate of the world. Charles de Gaulle Economic impacts such as

posted 11:00:55pm Dec. 19, 2014 | read full post »

Mont as a humble club of voices, based on collective support
Nous sommes tous montagnards, vive la montagne! We are all Montagnards, vive La Montagne! Slogan used in an address to the Jacobin Club, 1793 Just a small update, the Mont Order Club has recently added a new member to our small community of writers, as we dedicate efforts to help one

posted 11:00:41pm Dec. 13, 2014 | read full post »

United States of Asphyxiation: exceptional torture, or torturous exceptionalism?
Vous dites que vous êtes mon juge, avisez-vous bien de ce que vous faites, car en vérité, je suis envoyée de par Dieu et vous vous mettez en grand danger. You say that you are my judge. I do not know if you are! But I tell you that you must take good care not to judge me wrongly, because you wi

posted 11:00:44pm Dec. 12, 2014 | read full post »

Snowden's actions put 007 at risk. Also, who cares?
Le Mal est dans la chose même et le remède est violent. Il faut porter la cognée à la racine. The solution to evil is violent. We must take the hatchet to the root. Jean-Paul Marat The heads of the National Security Agency, NSA, and our somewhat derivative equivalent in Britain, Gene

posted 11:00:16pm Dec. 06, 2014 | read full post »


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