Hal Neumann
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I agree with you Gunnar in that in every such instance there is the personal element. Each instance involves individuals, communities, cultures, &etc. But given the current state of civic discourse i + 188 more characters
This is something that’s been on my mind. But I’ve no real answer, just many concerns. For something to be considered art, it must have been created for the purpose of making us question the meaning o + 2401 more characters
”Thanks to a trinity of the internet, Facebook, and online advertising, partisan news websites and their associated Facebook pages are almost certainly making more money for more people and reaching m + 216 more characters
“We need a theory of jerks. We need such a theory because, first, it can help us achieve a calm, clinical understanding when confronting such a creature in the wild. Imagine the nature-documentary voi + 298 more characters
Interesting read. “The alt-right is widely considered a movement of young white men, and Lokteff was trying to rally women to the cause. “It was women that got Trump elected,” she said. “And, I guess, + 199 more characters
“Whoa, yes, I thought: exactly. America had changed since I was young, when truthiness and reality-based community wouldn’t have made any sense as jokes. For all the fun, and all the many salutary eff + 336 more characters
“When World War II hit, countries on either side of the conflict once again banned ice cream, with Britain adding insult to injury by endorsing carrots on sticks as a wartime substitute. But the Unite + 248 more characters
“If you eat a lot of salt — sodium chloride — you will become thirsty and drink water, diluting your blood enough to maintain the proper concentration of sodium. Ultimately you will excrete much of th + 208 more characters
An interesting read. Paradox #1: More information, less credibility “In 2010, Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google’s parent company Alphabet, noted that every two days, we create as much information a + 1027 more characters
Eclipse 18 days ago
in Humor, Jokes & Games
“I see a little silhouetto of a man Scaramouche, Scaramouche, will you do the Fandango? Thunderbolt and lightning, very, very fright'ning me” Guess he didn’t wear his dancing shoes. “We skipped the li + 110 more characters
Yup. The White House has all but guaranteed that Lisa will be reelected. “Trump falls flat with heavy-handed Alaska retaliation talk” ALASKA DISPATCH url She's also pretty handy when it comes to reel + 204 more characters
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Miles seems like the perfect fit for the HoF.
It hit 75F here yesterday. That's hot for this area.
Spam one month ago
in General Discussion
“On July 5, Spam celebrates its 80th anniversary. It’s fitting that this comes only a day after the birthday of the United States. The product is up there with Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Pizza Hut as o + 326 more characters
“But as has been said before, Americans are serial amnesiacs. And today, after more than 70 years of great-power peace and a quarter-century of unrivaled global supremacy, Americans have lost their se + 550 more characters
Hope everyone has a good and safe Fourth. “This Fourth of July, look closely at one of those printed copies of the Declaration of Independence. See it? The woman’s name at the bottom? It’s right ther + 56 more characters
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