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School’s Out!

Benjamin Franklin said, “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.”  Most kids dream of the day that they can graduate from school… grade school, high school, college… graduate school… so that they can be … Continue reading

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Where Have You Gone?

On NPR I heard about a colossal blunder.  In a park in northern Galicia there was an ancient underground tomb which was topped at ground-level by a granite slab with ancient writing on it.  City workers who were installing permanent … Continue reading

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Feelings

In the past it was believed that the Black Death was brought on by the conjunction of three planets which thereby created a noxious atmosphere, and this belief came to be called the “Miasma Theory”.  In medieval times it was … Continue reading

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