Subject areas in Vagabond: Social, History, Politics,
Culture - Art, Philosophy
I've done my best to choose categories for articles in Vagabond, but
some of the topics do 'cross over.' WM
(Each issue from 1 to 29 features an illustrated excerpt from
"Extracts of Existence" by William Markiewicz)
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Devil is Stupid
Alchemy of Voting
Pity and the Horror
- "The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth" -- or about Small Business and Cooperatives
-- Not Lobotomy
and Biology (illus.)
Voice of a Pessimist (illus.)
-- Odds and Ends from Here and There
Groups or Individuals?
to Order -- Yes, By Prescription -- No
Is Really Dumbing Us Down?
are not Communities!
Human Rights Trials Propaganda Trials?
Will Protect Us From the Experts?
of the Media
and the Curse of Mass Production
Tidbits (Military Neo-Puritanism, Domestic Violence, "Body
Ordination -- and the Rest
Glance (Obsolete Protection, IQ and Leadership)
Slides for Central Americans
is not Imperialism, Patriotism is not
- Who is Attacked?
- Do Humans Change?
- Another 'Pity and Horror'
- Break in the Food Chain
- Rules vs Feelings
- Panhandling as a Career Choice
- Don't Be Afraid of a Gay Big Brother
- Buchanan's "The Death of the West"
- "The Jews, the World and Money" by Jacques Attali
- "Cast a Cold Eye ..."
- What a Show Trial Teaches the Public -- Goebbels vs Truman Capote
- Media Participated in Joy
- The Joys of Communism
- Hell in Shelters
- There Are Very Few Natural Democrats
- The Way to Health
- How to Encourage Art
- Shearing of the Sheep
- Boredom + Power Fuels Stupidity + Sadism
- "Whipping Boys" for the World's Miseries: Jews, Muslims, Masons, Bankers
- Oligarchy, etc.
- How to Prevent the Looming Ethnic Conflicts?
- Must Societies Remain Defenceless Facing Their Leaders?
- Justice / Injustice
- Dark Side? Yes, But Not of Multiculturalism
- Humanity -- Two-Legged Species Standing on One Leg at a Time
- The Strange Human Power
- Arguing with Dr. Phil
- Children's Rights
- Poor Calcutta and Mother Teresa
- To Visitors
- How Important is the Subconscious?
- Three Anecdotes
- And If Existence Were, In Itself, Simple?
- Impressions of Melbourne
- Priests' Abstinence
- Damage Control? It's Not Enough
- Archaic Notions Clashing with Contemporary Dramas
- A Matter of Allegiance
- How to Defend Ourselves from Acts of God
- Parents and Children
- Down the Ladder (Humorous Survey)
- Did She Kill Her Daughter?
- When You Get What You Want, You Must Be Ready to Pay the Price
- "Let's Talk"
- When the Naming Overpowers the Meaning
- Garden of Human Conditions - Emotions versus Duty
- "Thank You God!..."
- Following Sherlock Holmes's Device, "From the thread to the spool":
If Chaos is too complex to understand, start at Point One
- Full Rights Regarding Ourselves
- "Fewer Museums and More Concentration Camps?"
- More about Zimmerman
- To Please the Enemy, Don't Jump Down with a Noose around Your Neck
- Business Favors the Collective Market, Not Individuals
- With Whom am I Ready to Communicate?
- Homosexuality, etc.
- About the Jews Again
- "Why" Instead of "How Many"
- How Many Jews Did Hitler Kill
in Hitler's Army
- Bread and Circuses
- "Only Jews and Gypsies?"
- Can Democracy Survive?
- Long History
- "The Invention of the Jewish People" by Shlomo Sand
- Dialogue about what makes History
the Serbs Doomed to Extinction?
Federalism -- Including Quebec?
Much of Canada to Quebec?
Accuse" (Emile Zola) or: An Imaginary Speech
Queen Victoria Said
Propos Russian Elections
Force -- International or Continental?
Versus Country in Serbia
Glance (Albania, Iraq)
Glance (Lima, Mega)
Glance (Paparazzi, Damocles' Sword, Likud and
are the Swiss Afraid Of?
Tidbits (Pope in Cuba, Affair Clinton, Netanyahu in U.s., Serbian
'Whipping Boy' of Iraq
(Serbs and Jews)
to Muscle Politics
- September's Glance (Canadian Court's Decision, Clinton's Choice, U.S. Bombing
Glance (Bosnian Serbs Warned)
US Brand Ayatollahs' Offensive on Clinton
the Weak Nations Survive within the NWO?
'Bouquet' (Back to time of Caesars, Clinton & privacy, Russian oligarchy)
of Dirty Deals and Bloodthirsty Threats?
and That (A Lighter Tune, Sex with Children,
for the Albanians' Sake?
Axe am I Grinding?"
Glance (Israel, Harris, Nato's Agendas)
NATO Got Its Way
Second Long Night
the Footsteps of Nostradamus
- Shaping Past
- Shaping Recent
- Paper Tiger or "Unrestricted War"
- The King is Dead --Long Live the King!
Death to History -- Long
- Global Banana Republic
- Freedom or Selective Freedom? Allies or Selective Allies?
- Catalan And Basque
- Global Strategy vs Global Village
- Elian Kidnapped
- Elian in Florida
- Disinformation as a War Crime
- Failure of the Israeli-Syrian Talks in Geneva
- Failure at Camp David
- NWO of the Apocalypse
- Election in Yugoslavia
- Faces of Politics
- Europe's Right Steps
- Who Will Last Longer?
- Barak Resigned
- Barak Resigned (continuation)
- "Democratic" Triumph in Yugoslav Elections
- On the Balkan Elections
- Elections? OK
- Something Has to Change
- New Millenium, Old Story
- Chicago Serbs Celebrate Victory of Democracy
- Sharon's Farce
- New Bombing of Iraq
- Tough Cookies -- Albanians
- What if Yugoslavia had Remained Neutral in WWII?
- Milosevic Arrested
- Toward the Next (World) War?
- Bellum Judaicum (Joseph Flavius) -- the Jewish War
- Cheney-Bush Tandem
- Jaruzelski and Konrad Wallenrod
- Israel Forgets
- Carnage on Tel Aviv Beach -- the Most Terrifying Weapon
- McVeigh -- Not an Ordinary Mass Murderer(?)
- Compromise Not Always Possible
- Insult to Injury -- Yugoslavia Sells Herself
- The Economist and the Bull
- New 'Holy Alliance'?
- Misery... Misery...
- "Where Is My Loot?"
- Albanian Power
- Genoa As One More Link in the Revolutionary Chain
- Freedom Not for Everybody
- Verdict on Srebrenica
- Blood in Jerusalem
- Who Wins a War of Attrition?
- About "Meddling and Posturing"
- From War Between Kamikaze and Settlers to Durban Resolution
- Fire Ants Attack Elephant
- September's Glance (Intelligent Machines, Counterterrorism, Preventive Wars)
- Crime and Punishment Forever
- About "Drinking the Sea -- Of Terror"
- Operation Noble Eagle
- War in Afghanistan and Russia
- "Open Sesame" - with Bombs
- "There was blood ... they wiped it ... it dried up ..."
- "Who Are Our Friends?"
- Bush and Sharon Understood Nothing
- Peace is Dead -- Long Live War
(World on the Verge of Castaneda's "Last Warrior Dance"?)
- One More Crusade
- Test of Power and of Indifference
- Burning Brand on Central Asia
- New Rome vs New Carthage
- Toward One More War (India-Pakistan)?
- Colonialist Lingo
- "Popeye" -- Noriega -- Dimitrov
- Open Bouquet (No War but War, Escape Forward, Bush & POWs)
- Imaginary Farewell Speech by Yasser Arafat
- Coup Against Freedom Through Legalized Lies
- Open Bouquet (March-April)
- People Die Because of Hard to Die Illusions
- Evil Axis Branches Out
- Fighting Terror With Bombs Is Like Fighting Bacteria With a Hammer
- Two Inept Leaders: Sharon and Mugabe
- Israel, the Last Kamikaze in the Line?
- Peace -- With Whom?
- Arafat -- Bush and Sharon's "Jew"
- Behind the Settlers - Kamikaze War
- Japan Seizes the Ball
- Russia to Nato!
- Could the EU Survive Le Pen's Victory?
- The Terrifying Power of Collateral Damage
- Children in War (illus.)
- Recent Kamikaze Bombing in Rishon Lezion
- Remember Racak?
- Simple Pretexts and Complex Weapons
- India and Pakistan Are On Their Own
- Paradise on Earth Carved with an Axe
- Quantum Politics
- Outrageous Washington Post
- Finish the Job?
- Never Ending Curse for Pashtuns?
- Open Bouquet (July-August)
- Saddam Hussein Hasn't Learned His Lesson
- What a Show Trial Teaches the Public
- The Danger of Politicizing Crime
- "Jihad, Jihad, Jihad"
- Open Bouquet (September-October)
- Feathers Control the Universe
- Voice from the Desert
- From Emperor's New Clothes to Butterfly Effect
- Toward the Fourth Reich
- What Chretien Didn't Say
- Changing Winds Propel Tall Ships
- The Twisted Ways of Democracy
- In Chechnya, As Elsewhere, Notion Of "Global Terrorism" Covers Need For Local Solutions
- War Against International Terrorism Equals Western Jihad
- Bitterness of Forced Unions
- Gorbachev Broke the Spell of Equal Power
- Whose Head First?
- "Where From -- Such a Load of Stupidity All at Once?"
- Big Satan Tolerates Small Satan
- Have Something to Show--or Die
- Canada Doesn't Need the UN
- Blow to Islam
- A Propos Powell's Speech
- Political - Historical - Philosophical "Bouillabaisse"
- The Last Recourse
- Who Wants Iraq for Free?
- American Foreign Legion
- A War for Oil? Yes This Time
- The European Union is Still Fragile
- Better Isolationism Than Imperialism
- Iraq Is Not the Issue
- NWO Justice: Bow to the Powerful, Crush the Weak
- We Enter the Millenium with Wargames
- Victorious Return to Barbarism
- Olympus versus Buffoons
- Middle East -- My Response to Paul Bruce
- Is It Canada's Duty to Support the U.S. Invasion of Iraq?
- Europe -- Save Israel from Itself!
- Maybe Not All Quislings Are Traitors
- "The Greatest Mistake"
- Fast Resurrection
- Inelegant Democracy
- Welcome to the True Kingdom of Terror
- Why Would Sharon Never Consider Negotiating with Hamas?
- "Terraforming" 2
- How to Protect Your Brain from the Brainwashing Virus
- Serbs -- Don't Go To Nato or, "Don't Go with a Healthy Head to a Sick Bed" (Jewish Proverb)
- Death of a Nation (Before Even Starting to be One)
- Pashtunistan and the Region
- "Stop the Violence"
- The Snake Starts to Digest
- "World Terrorism" as One More "Snark"
- Anti Jewish Statement in Malaysia
- Requiem for the Serbs
- France Chooses the Aryan Way -- or "Ca va barder"
- Is Georgia for Sale?
- Hail the New Ice Age!
- Tactics as a Bone of Contention
- What do Slobodan and Saddam Have in Common?
- Nationalists Win in Serbia
- Security, Security -- The Religion of Security
- Burning Strata -- Iraq and Elsewhere
- After the Last Israeli Action in Gaza
- "Our Western Values"
- Terrorism as One More Pollution
- From Accusations to Apologies
- Savonarola-Ignatieff, You Are Wrong!
- 'After the Horns, the Whips'
- Murderous Healings
- Kneaded Reportage
- Target -- the World
- Chechen Quagmire
- An Antipathic Specimen on Bush's Side
- What Values?
- A Rational Proposal
- Smart Sharon, After the Damage
- Re: "The Empire Has No Clothes"
- Ukraine: A Link In The Chain Toward Ultimate Confrontation
- The Past that Sucks Our Future
- European Union? Very Important But Watch the Road
- Missile Defence System
- First You give Us Peace, Then We'll Give You Negotiations"
- How to Bury Democracy Democratically
- Poker Players Challenge the Empire
- Bush Went to Canossa?
- War -- Instead of War Against Terrorism
- Quantity is not Quality
- The Catholic Church on the Turbulent Waves of History
- We Don't Change Reality by Changing Names
- France's "No" to EU
- Massacre in London
- Reviving Lysistrata
- Motormouth on John Simpson Talk Show
- Is Another Hiroshima Possible?
- Don't Despise Predictions
- Iraq to be Consumed in Pieces
- For Which Humans, Human Rights?
- "Justice on the March" ...
- The World in the Grip of Resurrected "Savage Capitalism"
- The Logic of Imperial Policy
- The Biggest Problem in Nuclear Times
- From Weak to Pariah
- Through Many Myths, the World is Born and Through One Myth, the World May Stumble
- From Self Delusion toward Self Destruction?
- Iran, Iran, Iran . . .
- China Steps into Africa
- "When the Lie is Repeated, It Becomes the Truth"
- Towards a ‘Homeopathic” Attitude in Assessing Situations
- Cul de Sac
- Imposing Democracy
- "Less Culture and More Conquered Enemy Banners ..."
- The Power of Numbers
- This War Must Stop!
- israel's Fight for Survival Starts Now
- Reasons for War and Peace
- The Pope's Surprising Statement
- "Que la fete continue"
- Recent Gaza Events
- History Continues
- Why Are Our Conclusions Limited?
- The Future of Kosovo
- Misinformed and Misguided
- "My Intentions Were Good"
- "A Weak Leader"
- Life Supporting Vessel -- Earth -- Now Requires Life Support from Its Inhabitants
- Conflict with Aboriginals in Canada, Terror Alert in England
- Hitler Stopped Believing Goering
- Far Away Wars Benefit the Status Quo
- Painful Mistake
- Ahmadinejad at Columbia University
- Survey or Brainwashing?
- Dangerous Game with the Devil
- A propos Peace Conference in Annapolis
- Pondering in the Cave
- Unpaid Debt to the Planet
- Defeats Camouflaged as Victories
- Pakistan Takes Power in Its Hand
- A Propos the Manley Panel
- The Serbs Have Voted -- or the Impossible War for Kosovo
- The Dream of Unity
- Assessment of Candidates
- Kosovo Should Be Partitioned
- Peace Between Israelis and Palestinians?
- Not Only to the Serbs but to All the Defeated
- War as Ultimate Reality
- "Today Serbia, Tomorrow the World"
- Gendarme Politics
- Serbia Lured to Luxembourg
- For Those Who Miss the Point
- Viva United Ossetia
- Galloping to the Past
- Science Fiction as Exaggerated Truth
- Ossetia, Abkhazia, Afghanistan
- Why Does Nobody Talk About the Ossetians and the Abkhazians?
- It Costs -- It Brings Nothing
- What Was Dion's Mistake?
- Deal First with the Things We Understand
- Suite of Events
- Can Obama Build Peace Between Israel and the Palestinians?
- The Israel-Gaza Dilemma
- Why is the West Bank Different?
- Nothing New Under the Sun
- The Scourge of Foreign Policy
- Ten Years Since the Bombing of Yugoslavia
- President Obama Follows The Wrong Path Of His Predecessors And Risks Hitting The Ground With His Nose
- Those With Limitless Power Who Constantly Worry About Their Security
- Everything for Fun!
- At the Start of the New Issue
- Frozen Situation with Iran
- Is Probe of CIA Justifiable? And How About the Release of al-Megrahi to Libya?
- Negotiations First
- "Nobody Likes Us? Who Cares?"
- Road for Afghan Women out of Their Hell?
- Simple Logic
- From Politics to the Meaning of Life
- History Has Its Deadlines
- Is There Any Solution That Isn't Science Fiction?
- Is a Rift Between U.S. and Israel Possible?
- Daring Karzai
- Baghdad and Bangkok
- Obama's Dilemma
- Whose is Kosovo?
- A Propos "All European Life Died in Auschwitz"
- Merciful Release on Trial
- It's Never Repeated Too Often
- Ideological Disaster
- Trends in History, like Fashion, Change
- Why Write About That?
- Interior Picture Modifies Exterior Reality
- Why Not Serbia?
- Jews -- What is the Topic?
- On the Other Hand ...
- Traditions Blown Away
- Israeli 'Taliban' Killed Not Only Rabin
- Will There Ever Be a Solution?
- Heroism in Libya
- Drastic Changes in Libya?
- Obama's Dilemma
- "For Whom Do We Need Who..."
- Why Should the U.S. Lead?
- To Avoid the "War Of The Worlds"
- Not "What" but "How"
- More About Some "Anti"
- Bigger Picture through Democracy
- In Light of Upcoming U.S. Elections
- Simplistic Logic
- Of Gods and Races
- Reward or Punishment
- Threats and Remedies
- September 11 -- Later
- Imaginary Dialogue with a New "Conservative."
- How to Protect Yourself from Protectors?
- Epoch of Sects
- Sometimes I wonder
- "Electoral Earthquake" in the USA
- Who Claims the Right – and for What?
- Austerity? Market Economy? Or a Third solution?
- Allies May Be as Dangerous as Foes!
- Obama's "Polish Camps"
- What About the Chaotic Arab Spring?
- “Humanist Sense of Life's End”
- Israel: Small Ship of Tsunami Ocean
- Why is Negotiation the Best Solution?
- Gratuitious Gesture
- Why Does Mitt Romney Say Russia is the Greatest Enemy?
- A propos The Recent Debate
- “Mene Tekel Fares”
- Don't Count on Allies' Power nor on Enemies’ Weakness. Count on Yourself
- Answer to Romney
- Obama's Victory
- Invasion or Peace?
- When Mentality Changes Reality
- Morale: Don't sniff for hidden intentions
- For Netanyahu, Settlements -- Not Peace -- Ensure Security
In the Eyes of the World, Perspective of Independent Palestine Fades
- Iraq, Afghanistan, Mali...
- Current Elements of Danger for the World
- "Does God have a God?"
- War Without End
- About Survival
- Life and Death under the Second Amendment
- More about the the Second Amendment
- "You can't kill me ..."
- Antisemitic Rally in Hungary
- Politics from Theory to Reality
- Not All That's Legal is Good
- When Suppositions and Certitudes Confront Each Other
- Iraq: End the Massacres
- Toward Balance in History
- Eternal War
- "World Powers" -- What does that mean?
- Sometimes the Best Counterattack May Be in Defence
- Intervention or Not?
- Self Extincting Species
- Good in Politics
- Catalonia and Independence
- "Real Politics"
- "Egomaniacs" Versus "Empathics"
- In Solitude -- Strength
- Who Wins?
- Starting History on the Left Foot
- "Only a Republican Can Be American"
- What's More Important -- Regime or Society?
- "Nolens Volens"
- The Heat of WWII Still Smoulders in Ukraine
- Western or Eastern Ukraine – Which is Stronger?
- Power Dressed as Justice
- Darwinians Show Their Muscle
- "Population of Terrorists"?
- In the Name of a Holy Cause ...
- Politics but also Biology
- What are they looking for in the West Bank and Gaza?
- Gaza lands missile near Tel Aviv airport; Israel alarmed
- The Cossack Catches the Tartar and the Tartar Holds the Cossack by the Neck (Polish rhymed proverb)
- West has Nato, Russia has -- Siberia
- "Splendid Isolation"
- Obama and His No-Strategy
- Ceasefire West Ukraine – Putin (?)
- Now Belgium?
- Yalta Conference
- Anti-Semitism ...
- History Repeats Itself
- Quirks (illus.)
- Moment of Light (illus.)
- Spark from Madrid (illus.)
- Living Internet
- Written Portraits
- Written Sketches
- June's Written Portraits
- November's Written Portraits
- Extracts of Existence
- The Meaning of the Game
- Tidbits 00 (Karma of Lesser Gods, Walkerton, Authenticity)
- The Communication Trap
- Vagabond is Back
- Warrior Culture
- Thought in Prehistory
- September's Glance (Intelligent Machines, ...)
- Do We Know or Are We Told What We Like?
- What is Sophistication?
- Black Truth ("Some are born to endless night" -- William Blake)
- Autumn Afternoon (illus.)
- The Mystique of the Ship (illus.)
- The Poetry of Karol Wojtyla
- 4 Portraits (illus.)
- Howling to the Moon (illus.)
- A Look Into the Universal
- No Magic Wand
- The Maverick Universe
- From Down, to Honours
- Evocative Images (illus.)
- Musing on Baudelaire
- Sic Transit
- Dance of Eros -- Dance of Thanatos (illus.)
- In Memoriam
- From Spanish Reflections
- Chasing the Thief of Time
- Evanescence of Treasures of the Past
- Old Polish Shepherd's Song
- Minibook: Woodcuts & Aphorisms by William Markiewicz (illus.)
- William's (Wilek's) Last Three Exhibitions
- William's (Wilek's) Art
(Verbal and Graphic) (illus.)
- Sketches and Aphorisms (Sketch Suite) (illus.)
Wilek's Art (illus.)
- Quotes Page "Lizards and Tree" (illus.)
Kitsch and Sublime (illus.)
to Louis Soutter (illus.)
- "Where would mankind be without Cubism?"
- Business, Genetics, and PR in Art
- Children's Matters (illus.)
- Music -- the Most Intime Form of Creativity
- Return to Paris
Months in Poland (Winter 86-87)
- Catalan And Basque
- Almanzor's Revenge
- Geneva and Toronto
- Magical Malta (illus.)
- A Powerful Saga
- Way of the Samurai
- Bergman's Non-Statement About Men and Women
- "Marlowe in the South Seas" by Philip Wagner
- Strolling Forgotten Paths
- TV's "Toddler" Days
- "Of Gods and Men"
- The Vanished Gods
- Octopus (illus.)
- Soul Cannibals
- The Death of Bud (illus.)
- The Source and Content of Visions
- Western Peoples and Civilization
and Determinism (illus.)
of Symbols or the Dance of the Ghosts (illus.)
Competition in its Place
Do I.Q. Tests Really Show?
-- What is Reality?
= Human/God (illus.)
Complex Ways of Coexistence
About Life and Death
of Thriving -- Patterns of Doom
Complex Paths of Creativity
Musing on: Existence, Life, Spirituality
- Those Mysterious Freedoms (illus.)
Psyche Interacting with the Universe
We Don't Control All Our Thoughts
- Empiricism vs. Formula in Psychoanalysis
- Quanta's Enigma
- Darwinian God of the Darwinian Universe
- Brain and Mind (illus.)
- Subjective vs Objective Universe
- Consciousness With the Brain Offline
- Back to the Real World of Enigma
- Shaw's Legacy
- The Dogon and Ways to Knowledge
- Determinism, Time, etc. -- Exchanges between Leon Felkins and William Markiewicz
- The Right-Wrong Hologram
or, Let "right and wrong" coexist; they're not what they seem to be
- With or Without God
- Revenge of the Anti-Enlightenment
- Kaleidoscope as a Model of the Universe
- "The Question of God" on PBS Program
- Forming God
- We Probe the Universe, Which Doesn't Reveal Its Essence
- The Mysterious Notion of 'Quality'
- What Triggered the Stream of Life?
- Primary Impressions
- Darwinism and Justice
- Are You for Samsara or Satori?
- Reflections on a Desert Island -- Re: To Whoever Found the Bottle
- Genesis: From Big Bang to Theology
- "The Goldilocks Enigma"
- Universe of a Bored One
- Infinity or Determinism? --Dialogue, Glenn Borchardt & William Markiewicz
- On the Pathway of the Village Philosopher
- Prison Musing
- Not Read, But Heard
- When the Same Words Transmit a Different Meaning
- How to Live in an Impossible Universe? (illus.)
- Enigma of Dreams
- Creativity at Extremes
- Buddha Said
- On the Track of Opposites
- A Simple Story
- "How Good and Pleasant ..."
- Existence and Proportion
- "Goal Before Road"
- Between Zero and Infinity, My Mind Is in Prison
- One More Mystical Vision
- Darwinian Display
- Alasdair Palmer as Adversary of the Cult of Power
- Evolution of Humanity's Hunger for Knowledge
- Truth, Re: Truth,and the Relativist Rabbi
- Once Again –- One Big Truth vs. Many Smaller Truths
- About a Beautiful Samsara Movie
- About Anthropology of Cultures
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