I am satisfied Because this is all I have To sit in this silence shoulder to shoulder to feel the warmth of your skin journey the distance across fabric's slow yielding But If I could this moment then turn turn slowly my head and then yours kiss you And care nothing For what any would … Continue reading
Over at a blog called Silent Attraction they discuss the luck success of two rappers achieving a number one hit unsigned. It was not unprecedented which they acknowledge later in the post. They also posit this statement about what it means: These labels have to be nervous; no longer do artists need to go through … Continue reading Sea Change Unlikely
The Aussies find shale oil. This is not the end of Saudi Arabia but it should shrink their net worth over time. They are not particularly astute investors so one can only hope that they lose their money and power. Nothing would please me more than to see a Ferrari being pulled by two camels. … Continue reading Saudi Irrelevancy Watch
Frontline has a new series on how no Wall Street Executives found a prison cell their new lavish quarters after the mortgage debacle. The only missing thing from this series is the role of the US Congress and how they built the incentives into the system to reward this behavior. There is really good paper … Continue reading Frontline The Untouchables
From the inauguration speech President Obama: But we have always understood that when times change, so must we; that fidelity to our founding principles requires new responses to new challenges; that preserving our individual freedoms ultimately requires collective action. For the American people can no more meet the demands of today’s world by acting alone … Continue reading Two Quotes
The Geithner defense fails in a case before the tax court. In case you have forgotten, laws are for the little people.
The New York Times editorial casts doubts on evo-psych as applied to male female relationships. The body shots go back to 1998 after it took a pummeling from the philospher Jerry Fodor. The odd thing about it is just how tiresome evo-psych explanations get particularly by amateurs on the web. They use it to explain … Continue reading Evolutionary Psychology on Hard Times