Archive for September, 2010

Rethinking Safety Net — Part 1

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Thomas L. Friedman made a comment in his op-ed piece in the New York Times on 9/28/10 to which I had an immediate negative reaction. Then I began to think, (which is a happy result after reading reasonable statements) not only about the statement, but also about my reaction. Friedman concluded his call for a [...]

Beginnings of reason

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

I have recently come to the realization that something which I had been taught to believe without questioning, and to which I had subsequently held without any evidence of its veracity other than what I had been told, should no longer be assumed to be true. And I am now amazed that an intelligent person [...]