WILL YOU JOIN ME AT THE ACTIVITYPUB?

On my about page, and perhaps in at least one other blog entry, I mentioned that I left Facebook behind a few years ago – the morning after the November 2016 election.

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WHERE DO WE GO WHEN WE RETIRE?

I retired over four years ago; my wife plans to retire a bit over two years from now.

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THE DANGER OF POLITICAL PARTIES

Simone Weil:
The goal of a political party is something vague and unreal. If it were real, it would demand a great effort of attention, for the mind does not easily encompass the concept of the public interest.

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CULTURE, THE WORLD, AND FICTIVE CONSTRUCTIONS

Earlier this week I posted this quotation from Hilary Mantel as a SundaySentence on Mastodon.
As soon as we die, we enter into fiction.

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MORE THOUGHTS ABOUT THE NTBR PILE

Yesterday’s post (From the TBR pile to the NTBR pile) generated some comments from Mastodon participants that have me thinking more about the question whether I should sell or give away some of my books, acknowledging that I’m never going to read all of them.

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THE COST OF SPEAKING THE TRUTH

E.J. Levy:
Truth takes its toll. While lies may fuel conflict, wars are almost always fought in the name of truth, that unbending tool of the ideologue, the tyrant.

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