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Who speaks for earth?

On this day in 1996 we lost Carl Sagan.  Dr. Sagan was one of those rare scientists who could explain difficult scientific concepts to non-scientists in a compelling and understandable way without dumbing it down and without a trace of … Continue reading

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The Wealth of a Nation

“Let me tell you about the very rich.  They are different from you and me.  They possess and enjoy early, and it does something to them, makes them soft where we are hard, and cynical where we are trustful, in … Continue reading

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The Art of the Novella: First Love by Ivan Turgenev

In the late 1850’s, three wealthy Russians have supper at the home of one of the men.  After the plates are cleared away and the middle-aged gentlemen are enjoying cigars, they trade stories of their first loves.  Two of them … Continue reading

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