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Dispatches From The Zone of Sulphur

Canneto is burning.

Photo credit: White Field Photo on Unsplash

“Fear of things invisible is the natural seed of that which every one in himself calleth religion.”

Thomas Hobbes, 1651

Hobbes’ theory of religion goes a long way in explaining the enduring grip that Scripture, Black Magic, and organized crime have on the minds of ordinary people in Sicily. When little or nothing is…

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Francesco Rizzuto

Francesco Rizzuto

Everyone’s favourite Emmanuel Goldstein. Lives in LaLaLand. Chills at www.francescorizzuto.com