Weekend Edition: 4-18

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Binge Reading Disorder (“When you encounter so many sentences a day, even if they are well constructed, intelligent, and seemingly memorable, how do you actually remember one intelligent thought when a thousand others are clamoring for your attention?”)

What Does Gun Violence Really Cost? (“Even before accounting for […]

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Weekend Edition: 4-11

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Next week brings the first couple installments in a series of posts on World War I in South Dakota

Today is National Pet Day (we have to wait until August for National Dog Day)

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

An Atheist Considers God’s Plan (“If someone hides behind one of […]

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Weekend Edition: 4-4

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Meet The Weather Underground’s Bomb Guru (“Thus the question arose: What could they take along to reliably deflect a policeman’s curiosity? One answer was children.”)

Blog Headline of the Week

Demanding Sex For Legal Services Frowned Upon In Indiana

Bookish Linkage

With today’s Hugo Award nominees announcements some ask […]

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Weekend Edition: 3-28

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Late posting today because it’s my annual hockey binge weekend: 10 televised NCAA regional tournament games, with the added bonus of great Stampede games last night and Thursday

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Once and future sins (“…one thing is certain: in 100 years, ordinary people will look back at us and […]

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Weekend Edition: 3-21

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In Defense of Difficulty (“A culture filled with smooth and familiar consumptions produces in people rigid mental habits and stultified conceptions. They know what they know, and they expect to find it reinforced when they turn a page or click on a screen.”)

In Defense of Boredom (“To […]

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Weekend Edition: 3-14

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There’s a new addition to the Curmudgeon’s Gallery

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Please Be Disturbed: Triggering Can Be Good for You, Kids (“Brutalities cry for attention. Attention to the appalling causes disturbance. Deal with it. You’re at school to be disturbed. Universities are very much in the business of trying to […]

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