Tag Archives: social justice

Death in Charlottesville

A vehicular homicide case near the intersection of Fourth and Water streets in Charlottesville, Virginia, is international news. I regret the loss of life, particularly since the driver apparently intended to harm or kill the victims. I’ll get back to … Continue reading

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Sane Environmentalism

I think being concerned about air quality, recycling, and other environmental issues, makes sense. But I don’t think only being concerned about the environment is a good idea. People matter, too. I don’t think it’s an either/or thing. Technology, history, … Continue reading

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A Mixed Bag

I picked a mix from ‘science news’ this week: tardigrade genes, fertility fears, and what is probably the world’s oldest living culture. Folks in Western civilization have known about our neighbors in Australia for about four centuries. Understanding their beliefs … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2017

Today is American Independence Day. It’s also the anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’s publication, and Trois-Rivières founding day. Ashikaga Yoshiakira’s birthday, Pactum Sicardi, and whole bunch of other stuff make this day important, too. (From Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, via … Continue reading

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