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Hockey’s Diversity “Problem”

The NHL has players from Finland, Sweden, Russia, Czechia, USA, Slovakia, Switzerland, Denmark, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, Norway, France, even 1 from Australia, and of course a shit-ton from Canada. But… […]

Impeachment for Dummies

Some thoughts on the House vote to impeach Trump. Please click to watch on YouTube and subscribe to my channel. I need 1000 subscribers before YouTube will take me seriously, […]

Adventures with Mr. Wizard

I generally prefer to discuss ideas, not people. Substance, not gossip. But there are exceptions to every rule and Mr. Wizard is one of them. I first met Mr. Wizard […]

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Schwezigon Pagoda

I can see the golden spire rising above the trees, so I know I’m going the right way, but I’m also passing by an odd building to my right. It’s long, narrow, columned, and ignored. A sign reads, “No shoes allowed inside.” I take my sandals off and enter. It’s […]

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House on Fire

I’d seen a photo of this place years ago and decided I wanted to go there one day… if only I knew where “there” was. Out in a remote part of the desert, up a proverbial (dry) creek, the ancient Navajo built shelter beneath an overhanging cliff. It’s not marked. […]

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Something Wrong with this Picture

Saigon is a bustling town, but not particularly scenic. Its a commercial city, with business and traffic in good measure, but short on photo opportunities. Among its attractions is a leftover from the French: The Church of Notre Dame. I walk over there to catch the evening light. There’s a […]

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The Righteous Mind

I really can’t say enough good things about this book, it’s fantastic. An antidote to the insanity of today’s political […]

The Cave and the Light

Examines the age old dispute between Plato and Aristotle on the nature of “truth”, which continues to the present day. […]


A scathing critique of American Conservatives and the birth of the Alt-Right. Core idea is that ideology is a product […]

The Rational Optimist

If there’s one book that I wish I wrote, it’s this one. Despite the constant barrage of doom and disaster, […]

The Strange Death of Europe

Falling birth rates and rising immigration are changing the character of Europe into something else. Something not as good.

The Vision of the Anointed

Thomas Sowell should probably win a Nobel prize for identifying the core difference between thinkers on the Left and Right. […]