Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Fringe Environmentalist Speaks

Welcome to the politics of resentment from the left instead of the right; Christianity by other means; what Nietzsche called slave morality. What strikes me here is how similar Charles Eisenstein sounds to right-wing apocalyptic crackpots who salivate to predictions of … Continue reading

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An Atheist Speaks From The Heart About Aging

Try not to cry. __________ One of Maurice Sendak’s books is here.

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How To Do It

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An Infinity of Doppelgängers: The Jaw Dropping NYT Science News Story You May Have Missed

The most nightmarish news bringing in 2013 isn’t coming from Iran or the Republican Party, but physicists and cosmologists: you–yes, you–may have a twin, a doppelgänger. Seriously. Lots and lots and lots of them. As may all of us. Written by science … Continue reading

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Poem for the New Year, 2013: Tennyson’s “Ring out, wild bells”

From In Memoriam (106), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light: The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring … Continue reading

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This Looks Worth Seeing

The Tree of Life director has a new film. Here’s the trailer.

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