Monthly Archives: July 2011
The amazing Igor Presnyakov. Stumbled upon his stuff last night. Do NOT listen to these clips on your tinny phone or computer as you will miss the whole point. You really need to listen with good bass speakers; the resonance … Continue reading
Apple now has more cash then the US Government.
Finishing off the week’s theme What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and in intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It … Continue reading
Thus says Ezra Klein, finally convinced by brinkmanship on the debt ceiling that They Mean It. That’s right Ezra, that whole Tea Party thing? Not a negotiating strategy.Read the last few paragraphs of Klein’s piece to see what I mean. … Continue reading
Continuing on with the week’s format Ah, that he could pass again into his neutrality! Who can thus avoid all pledges, and having observed, observe again from the same unaffected, unbiased, unbribable, unaffrighted innocence, must always be formidable. He would … Continue reading
I see a lot of back & forth regarding Norway, and how (as I stated before) their culture is relatively peaceful. Many think that this is indicative of the society wearing blinders to the danger of violent radicals, and I … Continue reading
Continuing on with the week’s format A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. Ralph Waldo Emerson – … Continue reading
…in the morgue fridge. See, this is what happens when you choose not to be cremated. Oh wait. What?
Continuing on with the theme I spoke of yesterday I know that for myself it makes no difference whether I do or forbear those actions which are reckoned excellent. I cannot consent to pay for a privilege where I have … Continue reading