Monthly Archives: August 2010

No Free Ride

There’s the schism between whites and blacks.  Machinists and Cossacks.  European Jews and Christians.  Men and women.  Indian caste system.  Hindus and Muslims.  White collar and blue collar workers.  Instead of life’s cornucopia being a celebration of our differences and … Continue reading

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Notes from the North

Recently, while relaxing in North County San Diego I had some time to catch up on my journal/magazine/newspaper opinioneditorial column reading.  It did not take long for me to react – first in amusement and wonder, and finally, in great … Continue reading

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The in-betweeners

So little is clearly right or wrong. Most of it is somewhere between. Of course there are some things that are clearly right: Thai Basil Chicken, sex, stones, the beach on a moon filled night, summer rain, Spanish fiction, friendship; … Continue reading

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RG’s Place

August 13th We are overwhelmed by data.  This is not to to lament the passing of the Bush era attacks on “fact driven” discussion but to understand that data requires categorization, review and analysis.  To have information that is poorly … Continue reading

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