Browsing Posts published on March 27, 2011

I work with numbers and databases a lot. I try not to ever forget that those numbers are standins, markers, warnings, and information for and about people. The key issue of our day is that we have such a mess on this planet, largely because some of us are arrogant and treat other people as [...]

We really have to learn to be less gullible. The Republicans, our Libertarian friends, some on the far left; and those pursuing other partisan aims (such as so-called “financial reforms” — more later); all would set up games and try to get us to play them with us. The bad Game of “left versus right” [...]