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The Artist as Judge

Some months ago, I wrote of Marilynne Robinson that, Regardless of her political preferences, her worldview, in its starkly Calvinist way, and insofar as it’s expressed in those novels and Absence of Mind, is...

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Advertising and Manipulation

This morning I saw a pretty young woman wearing a T-shirt from Brooklyn Brewery. Involuntarily, I recalled the last time I’d had some of their beer. It was pretty good, I remembered. I should...

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Enhanced Pat-Down

My deposition ended in just enough time for me to catch an earlier flight back home than scheduled. But my suit today has all the metal parts: suspenders and tie bar and cuff links...

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Thoughts From Travelworld

It’s odd, really, how much travel I’ve been doing recently. I went nearly a year without any business travel and now it seems like every other day I’m away from home, in a hotel...

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Man’s Best Friend

Chad Love over at Field & Stream was in a used book shop and found a hunting-related book. As he was making his purchase he found this note on the inside cover: Dear George...

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Poll!

Just finished the Game Theory midterm (I did just fine).  I have the rest of the day off.  It’s 30 minutes on the road to get back to Chez C. In honor of Mr....

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Home

“Something that has long perplexed me is how Americans have persuaded themselves that an important part of their freedom is to be measured by the degree of non-interference of their neighbors in their lives and the...