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The Blue Drift
The optics are not good when Germans start polishing helmets and carry torches at night.
Dec 5, 2021
1776 by David McCullough
Enjoyable easy read about the critical year that Washington led a ragtag army of 'rabbles' that miraculously defeated the greatest military machine that the world had ever seen - to date.
Dec 2, 2021
Infinity Lies Ahead of Us
There is only one way of thinking that is capable of making progress or of surviving in the long run and that is the way of seeking good explanations through creativity and criticism.
Nov 30, 2021
A short daily journal about the Omicron Variant as it unfolds.
Nov 27, 2021
Raskolnikov's dream of a plague "...from the depths of Asia" in Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, 1866 He dreamt that the whole world was condemned to a terrible new strange plague that had come
Oct 18, 2021
Why I Write (George Orwell)
From a very early age, perhaps the age of five or six, I knew that when I grew up I should be a writer.
Jun 3, 2021
Points of Interest (Early Dec 2020)
Interesting thread that graphs the growth of COVID cases correlative to lockdowns. The point is that lockdowns don't work in America. Perhaps they should - but they don't. They don't work here for
Dec 15, 2020
How the Quarantine is Changing You
The quarantine is changing us - physiologically, emotionally, mentally and psychologically.
May 3, 2020
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