Daily Archives: November 15, 2008

Jacob Weisberg’s Advice to Obama: Pick REALLY SMART People for Your CABINET

Here’s a novel idea. How about acting as if intelligence and experience actually matters in staffing the people around the president? Unlike President Bush, Barack Obama is intellectually confident and won’t mind having super smart people (like himself) surrounding him.  Jacob Weisberg, … Continue reading

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Etiological Narrative Watch: Did the Hindu God Hanuman, and an Army of Monkeys and Squirrels, Build the Limestone Shoals Between India and Sri Lanka Known as “Adam’s Bridge”?

An etiological narrative is a story that purports to explain (in mythic, religious, or literary terms) the origin of something. It is, in other words, an imaginitive story triggered by a question about how (or why) something came to be in the … Continue reading

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