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Random Images

Sir Barken Hyena writes: I’ve been browsing through the last few years of photos in my image folders, and plucked a few out for your potential enjoyment.

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A Third Way for Campus Speech?

Fenster writes: Shulamit Reinharz, the director of an academic center at Brandeis, has an op-ed in the Boston Globe calling for a third way on campus speech.  Alluding to the tension currently present between free speech and those who would … Continue reading

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I Can’t Help It

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Netflix is currently streaming a documentary on the Carter family, called “The Winding Stream.” It includes so many fab songs and performances that it’s almost beyond criticism. So profound are the depths of the Carters’ talent, beauty, and influence … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Daria

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: According to TheNudeEU, this Russian gamine, known by Daria, Dasha, Bekki, and a few other names, became active in 2006. That’s 10 years ago! She’s probably married and has kids now. What a charmer, and what … Continue reading

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Universal Culture

Fenster writes: Over at Slate Star Codex, Scott Alexander identifies what he refers to as “universal culture” as being a key factor in how the West was won.  His opening point is that there is nothing eternally Western about what … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: A good piece about how globalism is under siege. Jonathan Haidt on how nationalism may be superseding globalism. Zoning turns 100. Is the Collegiate Gothic style in architecture racist? Why, architecturally speaking, are corporate campuses so bad? … Continue reading

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Hapa, Live

Paleo Retiree writes: My wife and I recently caught and loved a show by a legendary Hawaiian folk band. “Hapa” means mixed, as in a part-Hawaiian/part-white person. The group Hapa performs traditional Hawaiian music, featuring beautiful melodies, harmonies and values — … Continue reading

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