You might recall our previous discussions of fields. We eventually got as far as being able to define a complete, ordered field and show that the real numbers are an example of it. That...
Daily Archive: December 1, 2013
Critics of Wal-mart have latched onto its being open on Thanksgiving as a rallying cry. Doing so is a mistake.
Hollywood often gets history wrong, but occasionally they do their best to get it right. Why ’12 Years A Slave’ matters as historical narrative.
Of all the traditional Christmas carols, none has been more misunderstood than God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen. None has been the victim of such periodic shoddy scholarship; none has so had its original joyous and raucous intent replaced by such somber plodding.
A “reluctant reader” told me to read a particular book. What are you reading?