Monthly Archive: June 2020

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There Are No Better People

Superheroes aren’t real. All we have is people, and trading one group for another is not and never will be a cure for systemic flaws

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Anniversaries

It happens in the best regulated families.

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The Gardener

Somebody’s always taking the joy out of gardening.

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Sunday Morning! “Stoner” by John Williams

The “rediscovered classic” of academic life does what great art is supposed to do: immerse us in the inner life of an individual without romanticizing him, It is ennobling.

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Saturday Morning Gaming: Game Balance

I am always looking for games that create situations where you’re constantly feeling like Buridan’s Donkey, unable to pick between two or three really good options.

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Saturday Spins: Warren Zevon

Have you ever put on an album and it absolutely blew your mind? That is a basically what happened to me when I first heard this week’s Saturday Spin. Last week, I discussed Ryan...

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Pity Parler

These former Twitter brands have found an audience receptive to their bloviating on Parler. Wonderful. And also, how boring.

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Thursday Throughput: Xenon Edition

So have we finally detected dark matter? It’s not clear. As the group themselves note, even a tiny amount of contamination could produce the signal they are seeing.