(Akim Reinhardt’s superb essay about the proliferation of conspiracy theories online was published at 3 Quarks Daily on MONDAY, AUG 16, 2021. Reprinted with permission.)
Worldwide temperature anomalies, March to May 2007. (Update. It was 102 in Seattle Saturday, 1 degree short of the highest temperature ever recorded here. Normal high for this date in Seattle is 73. Forecast for 110 by Monday.) I’m currently living in the great Seattle heatwave. Seattle averages only 3 days a year over 90 … Continue reading Seattle Heat Wave
Will Durant Bertrand Russell Here are examples of great writing about the value of philosophy from two great prose stylists Will Durant and Bertrand Russell.
How to Find Fulfilling Work (The School of Life) My Previous Advice – One of the most difficult things tasks for most of us is finding fulfilling (paid) work in our modern economic system.
(It is unusual for me to read a book like this, but I wanted to understand the origins of Kazantzakis’ rejection of hope. What I found therein was some of the most poetic imagery I have ever encountered. I discovered a heart longing for truth and meaning and a voice that spoke to me from beyond … Continue reading Kazantzakis: “The Saviors of God”