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In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves ‘digital cosmopolitans.’

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Do you believe in life after love?

Why I titled this post with a line from one of Cher’s songs, I’ll never know. It’s just what has been in my mind for a few days now as I’ve thought of this topic. 766 more words

Charlotte Webb by E.B. White - Childrens Story Book

[…] E. B. White tells the memorable story of Wilbur, a little pig who becomes famous with the help of his clever friend Charlotte and their chatty animal neighbors. 51 more words

My Review of Yitzhak Zukerman's A Surplus of Memory: Chronicle of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Zuckerman’s chronicle of day-to-day activities of the Jewish Fighting Organization (JFO) in the Warsaw Ghetto is easily the best book I ever read on the Jewish holocaust – I read about 50. 418 more words


Milton Babbitt: String Quartet no. 2

performed by the Composers Quartet

There was until recently no YouTube Video to share, but one has appeared, and I’m not sure how long it will stay up.  2,529 more words


Who Will Get the Dreary Economy Going? WSJ

Do you want to know why there is inequality? The answer is not the pay of a few score CEOs, it’s right here. Writing in the Wall Street Journal 8-21-15 Mortimer Zuckerman says in part the following and much more of importance. 404 more words

Observations On Life

Magness surveys Jerusalem’s holy sites

One of the oldest cities in existence, Jerusalem straddles the line between antiquity and modernity. It is the beating heart of Abrahamic religions, and it means different things to all those who live there and come to visit. 504 more words