Sunday, July 23, 2017
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Saturday, July 8, 2017
|The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason |
Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom
by Michael Shermer (Henry Holt and Company, 2015).
|Left: one person, one day; |
slow changes over 100,000 years.
Right: Very many people,
very many per day. Rapid changes
over 20 years and still evolving.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
|The first problem was losing one of the nuts off one of the C-clamps |
that hold the tube to the mount.
It took several trips to Home Depot
until I found hardware that would do the job
and stand up to continuous use.
looks like this.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Superman and Clark Kent meet Batman and Bruce Wayne. We have the wider field of vision, of course, perhaps even an x-ray vision by which we see their inner processes as they meet. But, again, Max Landis has written without the deep philosophizing of self reflection. As Montag said in Fahrenheit 451, inside each book is a man.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Tarzan returns Athena to the Amazons.|
From IMDB Media view here.
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Doctrine Man is to be found on Facebook. It is humor about the military in particular and politics and current events in general. Who Doctrine Man really is has been the subject of some controversy. It is beyond me, but apparently no few of the snide comments have subtexts that could only have come from conversations in the Pentagon. Doctrine Man is wholly credible, but that only underscores how common this misattributed quotation is.
"The nation that will insist upon drawing a broad line of demarcation between the fighting man and the thinking man is liable to find its fighting done by fools and its thinking by cowards."