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Quote of the Day

“John Silber is the Fidel Castro of American Higher Education” – The Dowbrigade

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“The good news is that Arnold is married to Maria Shriver and now that he’s had a sex scandal, the Kennedy family has finally accepted him.” Jay Leno

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Game of the Week

Office Space An ingenious little time waster with just two rules: collect all the missing folders and avoid supervisors. from Disarea.com

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Marijuana should be removed from the medical and criminal control systems. It should be legalized for adults for all uses. Dr. Lester Grinspoon, an emeritus professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, in a Boston Globe editorial.

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“We’re a superpower with a Third World grid” Bill Richardson, the New Mexico governor and former energy secretary under President Clinton.

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Word of the Day: Slugabed

There is no such thing as coincidence, right?  So I knew there was a hidden message somewhere when I heard and read the word "slugabed" for the first time in my life within two minutes of each other. I read … Continue reading

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"You know, that would probably be the coolest thing" California Gubernatorial candidate and ex-actor Gary Coleman, when asked about California Gubernatorial candidate and ex-actor Arnold Schwartznegger naming him (Coleman) as an advisor in a hypothetical future Schwartznegger administration.

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Friedman on Google as God

God is All-powerful and Omnipresent, and knows all that is knowable. God had a good 3,000 year run as the ultimate authority, repository of knowledge, dispenser of advice and receipient of pleas, supplications and searches for knowledge and wisdom. Today, … Continue reading

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Pynchon’s Intro to 1984

Some of you (like me) may have missed Thomas Pynchon’s rather remarkable introduction to the new edition of George Orwell’s 1984, as published in the Guardian (now off their site but I found it in Lex-Nex).  This relates to a … Continue reading

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Speaking at a public symposium, a member of Parliament, Seiichi Ota, recently made light of reports of gang rapes at a Tokyo university. "Boys who commit group rape are in good shape," Mr. Ota said. "I think they are rather … Continue reading

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Forbidden Ink

“ Tattoos are not against the law in South Korea, but they were a foolproof way of avoiding the draft.  Until the government started arresting young men for ”willfully tampering with their bodies to avoid military duty”. In old Korea, … Continue reading

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Here’s One for Mommy Dearest

The controversial science of mother-infant bonding gets a new look A nice review of "Attachment Theory", once discreditied, newly rediscovered, which basically holds that "children who develop strong bonds with their parents are likely to form similar bonds with peers, … Continue reading

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