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Weekend Edition: 6-29

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

How To Read More — A Lot More (“Reading must become as natural as eating and breathing to you. It’s not something you do because you feel like it, but because it’s a reflex, a default.”)

Lawsuits of the Week

A California lawsuit claims that a woman who agreed […]

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A half century missing the ‘must-reads’

Although I know lists like these are entirely subjective — and the creator of this one even admits such efforts can be “absurd” — I still am drawn to them. Last week, Flavorwire posted a list of a “single must-read book” from each of the last 50 years, together with anywhere from zero to a […]

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Weekend Edition: 6-22

Random Observation

You know it’s summer in South Dakota when the outdoor sign of national chain hotel on the main drag in the state capitol promotes having “Free Minnows”

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

The Insanity Virus (“Schizophrenia … does not begin as a psychological disease. Schizophrenia begins with an infection.”) (via)

Weird Shit […]

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Rereading trepidation

I’ve been an evangelist for Maria Doria Russell’s The Sparrow since I first read it in 1996. Although using science fiction as a vehicle, it is a thought-provoking look at philosophy and spirituality. I even have two first editions of it, the one I read and a rather pristine one as a sort of personal […]

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Weekend Edition: 6-15

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Americans’ Hollow Commitment to ‘Rule of Law’ (“… isn’t it somebody’s job to notice that, day by day, American freedom is becoming something far narrower than it once was?”)

Blog Headline of the Week

After Penis Implant, Man Sues Over 8-Month Erection

Bookish Linkage

We voracious readers already knew […]

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We’ve gun off the deep end

I need to preface this post with two comments. First, I am a strong supporter of gun control. Second, school administrators and teachers often are in a no win situation when it comes to policies and procedures. But the fact some wacko people get ahold of guns and start shooting in schools, theaters, malls, etc., […]

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