Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Postman Rings Twice. . .

. . . or, now more than ever we’re being amused to death Back in the now so very distant mid-1980s educator and media philosopher Neil Postman wrote a book with the prescient title Amusing Ourselves to Death. It was … Continue reading

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The Past

“The past is never dead. It isn’t even past.” ~ William Faulkner I’ve been gifted with an unusually good memory. It makes up for having somewhat average intelligence. I’ve given plenty of IQ tests and so I know mine is … Continue reading

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The Anger Bug

Have you noticed how dramatically race relations have improved in this country since 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem a few weeks ago? Kaepernick protested to spotlight the continued oppression of people of color–and specifically … Continue reading

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