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A (semi-regular) status check

No particular reason, feel free to ignore this one as just me talking to myself.

I’m about 40% through The Age of Extremes, and it’s beginning to get interesting. 382 more words


Goodbye, Columbus*

Monday October 13th is Columbus Day–a state and federal holiday, observed in New Jersey by the cessation of most business across the state (government offices, schools, colleges, universities, banks, and most other businesses or agencies are closed–except, of course, where frantic… 1,666 more words

Educated? Who, me?

From Allan Bloom’s “The closing of the American mind”, chapter titled “The Clean Slate”.

This was written 27 (!) years ago. My personal opinion is that it is… 218 more words