Category Archives: Discursive Detours

A catch-all category.

Mars, MOXIE and More

Humanity is one step closer to exploring Mars, in person. With people living and working on the surface. And eventually, I think, living there permanently. That’s going to take time. But like I said, we’re one step closer. This week … Continue reading

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Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI: 1927-2022

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI died this morning — Saturday, December 31, 2022. His death is international news, but I don’t have much to say at the moment. Headlines included the all-too-predictable political spins and ‘hidden meanings.’ And, happily, I saw … Continue reading

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Horses and Humans, Chimps and Muscles

I’d been planning on writing about chimps, strength, muscles, and assumptions this week. Then, a few hours later, I noticed that I’d been talking about horses, digestion, etymology, cephalic index and other assumptions. Which, for me, is about par for … Continue reading

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