Not Good Enough

As I heard the news about the test results of the horse who won the Kentucky Derby on June 5th, 2021, I thought back to the increasing list of athletes who have cheated with performance-enhancing drugs. I wondered from the perspective of the second-place person or team, who now presumably is the winner, how completely Read More …

Your Conviction is a Weakness

“Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.” – from Nietzsche’s Human, all too Human, s.483, R.J. Hollingdale transl. “Conviction without experience makes for harshness.” Flannery O’Connor, Author “Our comforting conviction that the world makes sense rests on a secure foundation: our almost unlimited ability to ignore our ignorance.” – Daniel Kahneman I was Read More …

Response to Trump Immigrant Order

They speak of such noble patriotism, such proud nationalists speaking of the strength of the Union. The power and majesty of our grand old United States of America. That she should remain free and un-beholden to the arrayed foreign powers which undoubtedly seek to corrupt and beguile our politicians, corporations and citizenry. Let me tell Read More …

Starter Blog Post

After making the site, I have to start with a blog post to show where it’ll appear. I should probably explain why I made this website. Then I’ll share a bit about what you should expect to see here. I chose that picture for this post, because it’s a beautiful shot of our cat Daisy.