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Salvete, qui legunt – At present I find myself with three blogs, in effect – this one on Blogger here, http://iohannkn.blogspot.com/;   my WordPress one https://iohannkn.wordpress.com/  (a left-over from Microsoft’s personal pages days);   and now a shared one, the Redwood Stoa site … Continue reading

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Post-Midterm Elections, 2014

“Dear Diary – ” “But every time there’s a thunder storm around Marshfield, they say you can hear his rolling voice in the hollows of the sky. And they say that if you go to his grave and speak loud … Continue reading

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Religion…

Religions and Gods are like technology – in themselves they don’t matter, but how we use them DOES matter.  Sadly, human nature makes a weapon of EVERYTHING.  Al-Qaeda?  God = Murder; and the Prophet is hailed as Murderer-in-Chief.  (sigh)

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Emerson – my Introduction

When I wandered into the library the other day and perused the philosophy section (as I am wont to do when I can catch the reduced-hours library still open), I found a book on “Transcendentalism in America”, by Koster. The … Continue reading

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The Musical Clue

A clue. Lenin was seen weeping upon listening to one of Beethoven’s quartets – and yet he was as ruthless and detached a despot as any we’ve seen. A clue – to what? That no man is free of emotion, … Continue reading

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The Fudged Edges of Office Work Information

Petty rant: about Normal People, office management, and the craziness that mid-managers arrive at: Long ago I learned that while it was a heinous sin at work to be inaccurate on your timesheet, it was even worse to be accurate. … Continue reading

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HOWARD AGAIN

Found an inexpensive copy of Conquering Sword of Conan – third book of the tales, as published by Ballantine/Del Rey. Took it up at bed last night, chose to re-read “Black Stranger”. I feel a little clunkiness in the writing, … Continue reading

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