Fidel Castro Is Not Dead, Just Seriously Deranged
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has not made a public appearance in more than two years, and conspiracy theorists have been speculating for some time that he may no longer be alive.
Well, if his Sunday column in the Cuban state newspaper, Granma, is any indication, his heart is still beating — and his brain is producing some deeply strange thoughts.
The piece is titled “Rahm Emanuel,” and it begins as follows:
What a strange surname! It appears Spanish, easy to pronounce, but it’s not. Never in my life have I heard or read about any student or compatriot with that name, among tens of thousands.
Where does it come from? I wondered. Over and over, the name came to mind of the brilliant German thinker, Immanuel Kant, who together with Aristotle and Plato, formed a trio of philosophers that have most influenced human thinking. Doubtless he was not very far, as I discovered later, from the philosophy of the man closest to the current president of the United States, Barack Obama.
Read the rest of his scrambled musings here.