McCarthy’s Mess, or Obstructionism Comes Home
Couple things: (1) obstructionism strikes within it’s own home! (2) this could be a deliberate monkey-wrench maneuver. (3) We do need an investigation of the withdrawal from Afghanistan and our Afghani allies must be brought over and granted citizenship.
A poetic reflection on the stubborn optimism of many (but not all) Boomers, despite the now unavoidable reality we all face.
Journalists take note: THIS is how to handle a combed-over narcissist
The NY Post article on that walking comb-over’s little announcement last night is absolutely brilliant.
Autism/Allism, ADHD, etc: diagnostic labels are damning.
We need better conceptions for how we think of neuroqueer identities.
Thinking about Capital Punishment with Sophocles’ Antigone
In Sophocles’ Antigone, Kreon does not get off so easy that he gets to die. He has to live with the consequences of his actions, just as every survivor of violent crime has to live with the consequences.
Two New Anthropoid Species? Brains in Rats, Brains in Computers.
What are the ethical implications of putting human brain cells into a rat or of connecting brain cells to a computer?
What’s an Expat to Do?
Thoughts on anti-regime protests by Iranian expats at embassies around the world, and of the decision to stay or go that I’ve always known I’d have to make.