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Weekend Edition: 9-9

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

  • Why Books and Reading Are More Important Than Ever (“…books remain one of the few defenses we have against narrowness, domination, and mind control. But only if we read them – and then only if we spring into action based on what we’ve learned and discovered.”)

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

  • “Fuck” first appeared in court records more than 700 years ago
  • A majority of Americans adults under the age of 30 now reject capitalism
  • Political cartoons in the age of Trump
  • The Voyager spacecraft have explored space for 40 years run by computers that have less computing power than the key fobs we use to unlock our cars

I sometimes feel that I should carry around some sort of rectal thermometer to test the rate at which I am becoming an old fart.

Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22

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