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Monthly

Monthly: scrapbook: reborn each month (Monthly Note follows below) Rose Up Dead 2017 11 21 Charlie Rose has joined the skewered list. I want to tell an ugly story, I’ll atributre it to Rose, kick him while he’s down. I … Continue reading

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Schooled Movies

/ DeCentral / DeGate / Deschool / Rants Homefront (2013 film) Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth … Well, the cast sounds good. YouTube gives me a sample. Statham is called into the school his daughter attends. She’s … Continue reading

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Agitating Manners

/ Culture / I just remembered a date from the 1970s. I was invited to a party by a client in Rockville Centre on Long Island. The party was in Balkwin. My client’s granddaughter would be there: a former Broadway … Continue reading

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Political Symbols

/ Scholarship / Symbols / Symbols can be tricky. Don’t rely on the symbol user(s) to understand more than a fraction of the symbol. And absolutely don’t expect the symbol user(s) to fully aware or honest about their symbols. Do … Continue reading

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Nietzsche Notes

/ Scholarship / Reading Notes / I first heard of Friedrich Nietzsche as a freshman in college. I didn’t then claim to have read much or well (or understood much, or well) but on a number of occasions since then, … Continue reading

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Mushroom Anniversary

/ Culture / 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 … 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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