Monthly Archives: May 2016

Humans and Animals: A Differences Debate

A good friend and philosopher chatted me up some time ago. He was working on a theory of an essential difference between humans and animals. I don’t know¬†if I helped him! You be the judge. Here it is: Feb 5 … Continue reading

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Review: Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging

Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger My rating: 4 of 5 stars Sebastien Junger writes and conveys the truth in Tribe. He tackles a strange divergence observed in returning warriors or war veterans. These warriors are more than … Continue reading

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Twice in the Past Two Decades

No, this post isn’t about anything sensational. It isn’t about more coalition-driven wars started in the world. It is about markets and their crashes. A subject I’ve not written about for some time. A prior post of some months ago … Continue reading

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Birdie’s Life and Death

    I opened my eyes to my almost-teen daughter by my bedside early yesterday morning. “What are you doing here this early?” croaked the frog in my throat. “Have to show you something!” “Lemme put something on,” said I. … Continue reading

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Review: The Cauliflower: A Novel

The Cauliflower: A Novel by Nicola Barker My rating: 2 of 5 stars I have little to say, and enclose what I do say in a virtual wrapper for those who may wish to skip it. Historically, psychologically, intriguing. (view … Continue reading

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