- Conservatives "slap the hand" of the Iranian president. He doesn't seem too concerned.
Minister Seen as Pro-Western Is Ousted in Rebuke to the President
Parliament dismissed Iran’s science minister on Wednesday over his supposed support for pro-Western voices at universities, ... more
- You know the purpose to life, once you got your
own shit together, is to help the others,the other bits of your cosmic mind, or, your heartfriends....they don't even have to be still alive.That, to my ... more
- When I was a junior in high schoolI had a friend, Jamie Edlin, a JewishFox, she was a senior, and we justconnected intellectually personally,you know….she was a good friend.I visited her in Ladue neighborhood ... more
- Short Abbe Hills Loop. 59 minutes. 8 miles.
Warm and very humid! Extra slow and easy run plus 8x100 strides.
- I was walking down a side street in Danskwith a friend. The morning was crisp,cold and clear. We had just concluded aconversation about metaphysics, and werejust walking. Sound became prominent aswe walked in silence, ... more
- My students have heard me say many times that comparative politics is not history; it's an analysis of what's going on now. Then they'll hear me explain the historic origins of some bit of political culture or practice. As I ... more
I’m probably out in the field wielding a shotgun microphone at something noisy right now, so It’s unlikely I’ve had a whole lot of time to update my blog/website/catch-all for my work. But feel free to browse. In ... more
- I had that experience
at Elgin Academy,my senior year, so, probably1967, in the senior loungeafter lunch. I was readingHuston Smith’s “The ReligionsOf Man”, and, I believe I wasreading about Hinduism…..onemoment…..the next I ... more
- Solon-Lake MacBride Trail. 69 minutes. 10 miles.
Mild and humid. Out in 36, back in 33:20. Felt pretty good again.
- Gillette + Springville Loop. 53 minutes. 8 miles.
Very warm and humid! Light fartlek workout with uptempo segments of 6-5-4-3-2-1- minutes with 2 minutes easy in between each segment. Felt pretty good and smooth.
- You fell out of the nest, orwere pushed, but you didn’t flythat time… you hit the ground…your parents fed you there, triedto keep the predators away, but,you were threatened at times.Eventually, you did ... more
- I think they call it remembering.I’ve figured out the pyramids, butwhat I can’t figure out is how I gotthrough my life, because it was theroad less traveled…but, I did havethe best guides. I took ... more