READING LIST REVISITED

Retirement opened up for me a wide swath of time to do what I want to do, and one of the big things I want to do is read.

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A PERSPECTIVE ON THE MOMENT

It’s all over the news this week that the Colorado judges who released their ruling that Trump should not be on the ballot for this election are receiving death threats.

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DEPRESSING UTOPIAS

Georges Perec:
All utopias are depressing because they leave no room for chance, for difference, for the “miscellaneous”.

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WILL YOU JOIN ME AT THE ACTIVITYPUB?

On my about page, and perhaps in at least one other blog entry, I mentioned that I left Facebook behind a few years ago – the morning after the November 2016 election.

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WHERE DO WE GO WHEN WE RETIRE?

I retired over four years ago; my wife plans to retire a bit over two years from now.

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THE DANGER OF POLITICAL PARTIES

Simone Weil:
The goal of a political party is something vague and unreal. If it were real, it would demand a great effort of attention, for the mind does not easily encompass the concept of the public interest.

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