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If Every Man Protects His Castle, Everyone Else Is A Serf

America loves paranoia.  We’re a country fascinated with ghosts and the paranormal, mind-reading and angels. A long streak of extensive conspiracy theories dots our national landscape: the JFK assassination, Obama’s birth certificate, the “real story” behind 9/11, Freemasons, a dozen different Jewish plots, and so on. Richard Hofstadter wrote about…