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About pk

Seems to me that some modicum of honesty is requisite to intelligence. If we look in the mirror and see not kleptocrats but Christians, we’re still in the same old trouble.

Mushroom Anniversary

I have a rare memory: I remember Pearl Harbor! US involvement in WWII was packed into the next couple of years: ’41 to ’45. I also remember in that period hearing huge airplanes overhead: bracing, trembling. There were airplanes before … Continue reading

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Mushroom Anniversary

I have a rare memory: I remember Pearl Harbor! US involvement in WWII was packed into the next couple of years: ’41 to ’45. I also remember in that period hearing huge airplanes overhead: bracing, trembling. There were airplanes before … Continue reading

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Monthly

Monthly: scrapbook: reborn each month (Monthly Note follows below) Infinite Innocence Kleptocracy / 2017 07 23 Cops in Minn have reviewed their complicity in the fatal shooting of the Australian woman who called 911 for help, 911 sent a cop, … Continue reading

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Sexist Quantification

Quantification is a key concept, modern and still only partially developed: Galileo timed things with his pulse: most people still don’t get it, not even if they’re in a science department at Harvard. Wimbledon is coming, the tennis world, the … Continue reading

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Job Offer

/ Teens / My poor mother threw our father out not because he was a drunk but because of his philandering. Once Mom saw that Dad was not doing what she’d thought he was supposed to do, love and support … Continue reading

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Fallacies

/ Thinking Tools / The School Fallacy I’ve never been a fan of named fallacies: The Pathetic Fallacy, the Ad Hominem Fallacy. I don’t trust fallacies we’re schooled about: but I’m about to jot notes about a common error of … Continue reading

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Bible Law

Reading Notes / Re: Robert Wright, The Evolution of God Jared Diamond, The World Until Yesterday (I’m reading the former, wow; rereading the latter: also wow, very.) Moses gave the Jews Ten Commandments: laws if you will. Jesus gave us … Continue reading

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