Daily Archive: April 7, 2013


Mocking The Pagan

 I learned a long time ago that part of what makes people of different faiths about to get along together is to not mock one anothers’ beliefs. If I wish tolerance for my own world...


The Crow Road

by zic It seems like he’s always been with me, always a part of my life. But it’s not true. I recall that first day we met, I was in a now-defunct book store,...


In The First Circle Bookclub!

From each according to his ability, to each according to what is available. At the beginning of the essay in In The First Circle: A Novel (The Restored Text: The First Uncensored Edition) (henceforth “the...


The latest Olympic sport to get the axe is… wrestling?

My good friend Brandon Foose has pointed out to me that the Olympics has decided to end its 2700-year relationship with wrestling effective 2020: There are millions of people whose lives have been shaped by...


Safety, at what price?

A few days ago I was sent an interesting article by Mad Rocket Scientist, Regressive Effects of Regulation, authored by Diana Thomas at George Mason University’s Mercatus Centre. The paper’s central focus is on a trade-off that...

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