Man Creates New Country In No Man’s Land – Taxes Optional

Source: Sputnik News If you thought South Sudan was the world’s youngest country, you’re behind the times. Last week, a man walked out to an unclaimed seven square kilometer parcel of land tucked along the Danube between Croatia and Serbia, ran up a flag, and proclaimed the establishment of a new country: Liberland. Now tens of thousands have signed up for citizenship.The little nationlet started out at a stunt of sorts dreamed up by its founder — now President — former Czech Vit Jedlicka. A member of the libertarian, euroskeptic Party of Free Citizens in the Czech Republic, Jedlicka sought out the little bit of land as a form of political protest. It’s an area that has been contested by both countries and has therefore remained unclaimed. Once Jedlicka floated the idea, it gained quite a lot of momentum and support, and now the country has a flag, a coat of arms, a motto (“live and let live”), a facebook page, several Twitter accounts, […] Read More

The Book Concerning The Tincture Of The Philosophers by Paracelsus

THE BOOK CONCERNING THE TINCTURE OF THE PHILOSOPHERS WRITTEN AGAINST THOSE SOPHISTS BORN SINCE THE DELUGE, IN THE AGE OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, THE SON OF GOD; By PH. THEOPHRASTUS BOMBAST, of HOHENHEIM, Philosopher of the Monarchia, Prince of Spagyrists, Chief Astronomer, Surpassing Physician, and Trismegistus of Mechanical Arcana.� PREFACE. SINCE you, O Sophist, everywhere abuse me with such fatuous and mendacious words, on the ground that being sprung from rude Helvetia I can understand and know nothing: and also because being a duly qualified physician I still wander from one district to another; therefore I have proposed by means of this treatise to disclose to the ignorant and inexperienced: what good arts existed in the first age; what my art avails against you and yours against me; what should be thought of each, and how my posterity in this age of grace will imitate me. Look at […] Read More