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Essays

Let Them Play!

The White House recently solicited suggestions on how to deal with the obesity crisis currently affecting kids—at least I think they did.  And if they didn’t, well, I’d like to serve them a dish of my thoughts about that crisis anyway. Having worked as a substitute teacher for many years, I had the opportunity to […]

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Recommended Reading

Bernal On Amazon

I like to move about, as you will, no doubt, notice.  This morning I decided to post the review I wrote here about “Black Athena” on amazon.com.  Once I had done that, I went back to the site to read what others had written, and that is what inspired to following piece. WHOOSH! One must […]

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NEWS FLASHES

NEWS FLASH: Greek Economy Brought To Its Knees

April 20, 2010. Athens, Greece Millions of Athenians are stranded today— No cigarettes.  No Depon.  No rental signs.  No newspapers.  Or, favorite magazines—until midnight. Why? The mainstay of the Greek Economy—The Periptero—is on strike! If you are unfamiliar with the most recent contribution of Greek culture to Western civilization, know that perhaps its most prodigious […]

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Recommended Reading

“Black Athena,” by Martin Bernal

What In The World Is Martin Bernal Thinking?

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WordPress Thoughts...

On Being Blind… And Learning.

When I attempted to create a blog on WordPress more than 2 years ago, I became thoroughly confused by its interface.  Continually lost my way around the site, could not do the things I considered simple and essential features of any blog, which appeared nowhere on the site.  I abandoned the idea altogether.  So now […]