reaction: How to Understand American Decline – Newsweek

How to Understand American Decline – Newsweek. Well, I can’t say I didn’t see this coming.  In fact, as you look around at your own situation, consider whether politics in our region or country will be able to overcome its deeply entrenched political lines to overcome our (growing?) adversity and jump back on top.  I Read More …

日本 day3 | leaving Kyoto (京都), on to Kobe (神戸市)

December 29 Leaving Kyoto (京都) was a little bit of a disappointment; I felt like I had just begun to unlock that city.  I still think I got just a peek.  As Face and I left, we saw quite a few signs that were telling us not to leave (resulting in what we are going Read More …

that was perhaps one of the more distressing starts to a new course

One of my grad school classes started up today, and I feel I need to label the experience as one of the more depressing beginnings to a new semester. We talked at length about a book called A Whole New Mind.  Excerpts were read and discussed; the overall gist was that America has gone through Read More …