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May 16, 2021
Swedes know things. About economics.
Days are of two kinds
May 6, 2021
Days are of two kinds, alike and not
May 3, 2021
Some people grasp early in life that the world is not divided into saints and monsters. For the rest of us, there is Trollope. I wish I had read him earlier.
Rediscovering our animal nature
Apr 17, 2021
The trouble started after Eden. We began seeing ourselves as separate from the natural world. Destined for an afterlife. We need to accept our mortality.
Among the many things Billy Pilgrim could not change were the past, the present, and the future.
Apr 14, 2021
— Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse Five
Jul 5, 2009
In dilution, hydrogen peroxide is an effective and inexpensive disinfectant – and seems to stimulate healing.
Waking up to the importance of sleep
Apr 14, 2009
A startling scientific paper reported alarming cognitive damage from repeatedly getting a little less than a full night’s sleep. I stopped setting my alarm clock.
Jul 15, 2007
If the English ever come to think it normal for work to be a joy, to spend one’s life working on matters one cares about, we shall have a second English Revolution at least as profound as the 17th century’s.
Broken and reassembled every day
Jun 25, 2007
They have had their moment of freedom.
May 23, 2007
What will we not do for money and status?