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Doomed.

I noted recently an article that said there is some concern in the US that Russian submarines may cut undersea internet cables as part of a preface to nuclear war (I think the writer was being just a little over … Continue reading

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Chautauqua: Wherein Phaedrus Misunderstands Zealotry

I’m still moving slowly through the book, taking time to read other things too.  But something I came across requires comment. When I first read Zen & the Art, I was in my third year of college, and emerging from … Continue reading

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The Hissing of Summer Air Conditioners

My relationship with air conditioning is ambivalent.  I grew up in Minnesota, and my parents didn’t get AC put into the house until I had graduated and was “away” at college.  Consequently, I endured many hot, sticky nights with the … Continue reading

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MINOs

I am a recovering sociologist.  That is to say, I got interested in sociology when I was an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota, went to grad school at the University of Chicago and wrote a Master’s thesis, and wrote … Continue reading

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