Monthly Archives: August 2009

Not All Things Are Equally True

I’ve had a few posts up recently regarding healthcare reform, most recently T.R. Reid’s 5 myths regarding international approaches to healthcare. Casey recently pointed me towards Ann Coulter’s echo of Reid’s piece, writing that he found it quite convincing. I … Continue reading

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4:37 Worth Your Time

Granted, it might be because our daughter is undergoing ridiculously expensive medical treatments, or that, over the last year, my wife and I have seen first hand how insurance companies and hospitals work over err… with…err… people. But watch this: … Continue reading

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Fun with Photoshop

Just in case you didn’t know, apparently multiculturalism hasn’t completed its world tour. This story from /. today: Polish Microsoft add changes a black guy to a white guy but neglects to edit his hand. The official site has gone … Continue reading

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Plato Said, I Say

Plato, Book VI, Republic: Let’s agree that philosophic natures always love the sort of learning that makes clear to them some feature of the being that always is and does not wander around between coming to be and decaying. (485a-b) … Continue reading

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