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  • Protest Day

    Protest

    Today should be known as Protest Day. Three years ago with over a million others I marched in Washington. The media still routinely underreports the numbers... Read more

    7 hours, 33 minutes ago by   Steveawiggins
    @stawiggins
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  • Morality, by Contract

    Morality, Contract

    So, maybe it’s the crazy wind that was blowing around here all day yesterday, but I’m beginning to wonder about corporate sanity (if there is such a thing). Read more

    The 17 january 2020 by   Steveawiggins
    @stawiggins
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  • Amendments

    Amendments

    Funny thing about freedom of speech. It doesn’t really exist in a capitalist system. Words, I suspect the powers that be know, are extremely potent. Any system... Read more

    The 16 january 2020 by   Steveawiggins
    @stawiggins
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  • Explaining My Absence

    Explaining Absence

    I expect a few of you more inquisitive readers have noticed my absence from this blog for the last few days, and would like an explanation. I am happy to oblige... Read more

    The 16 january 2020 by   Jobsanger
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  • Numismatic Fun: A Quietus Tetradrachm

    Numismatic Fun: Quietus Tetradrachm

    I’ve written before about the fun of collecting Roman coins. The realm is really so rich, with so many fascinating byways.One is that there are coins of guys wh... Read more

    The 15 january 2020 by   Fsrcoin
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  • Qohelet’s Advice

    Qohelet’s Advice

    Academic hypersensitivity. I fear it’s on the rise. I know I’ve experienced it myself—that flushing rage and disbelief that someone has written a book on the... Read more

    The 15 january 2020 by   Steveawiggins
    @stawiggins
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  • Dancing

    Dancing

    An artist is never really gone. I have been listening to Leonard Cohen’s posthumous Thanks for the Dance. Haunting in the way of Bowie’s Blackstar, there’s a... Read more

    The 14 january 2020 by   Steveawiggins
    @stawiggins
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  • Atlas

    Atlas

    The other day I had a hankering for Religion Index One. I don’t think it exists anymore, at least not in the format I once knew it. RI1 was a print volume... Read more

    The 13 january 2020 by   Steveawiggins
    @stawiggins
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  • Smelling Winter

    Smelling Winter

    We’re experiencing the January thaw around here. This isn’t a scientific thing, of course, and it doesn’t happen every year. We had snow before Christmas, but i... Read more

    The 12 january 2020 by   Steveawiggins
    @stawiggins
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  • “People of Color” Versus “colored People” — Call in the Language Police

    “People Color” Versus “colored People” Call Language Police

    A recent local newspaper story* reports a Schenectady council meeting, where one member touted the election of a nonwhite council president, rejoicing in the... Read more

    The 11 january 2020 by   Fsrcoin
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