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Howell Hurst Uncategorized

Nice, France . . . Flying from the U.S. to France I began to read the classic best-selling book, “Mythology,” by Edith Hamilton. Ms. Hamilton, who died in 1963 at age 96, was the U.S.’s foremost promoter of ancient Greece as the most influential component of American democracy and society. The following is an intriguing… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Nice Report #3: Get lost!

Howell Hurst Uncategorized

NICE REPORT #3: 9/25,2021   Slow. Calm. Inexpensive. Tranquil. Peaceful. Un-stressful. Contented.   This is Nice, France.   Actually, I’ve decided not to go into any more detail about how human, humane, and rational Nice is. If I do, many of you will inevitably and eventually visit and start buying up all the reasonably priced… continue reading »

BBC Corona Virus Data

Richard O'Brien Uncategorized

If you know people who think the virus is a Hoax, try to send them to the following place: Covid map: Coronavirus cases, deaths, vaccinations by country – BBC News Covid-19 is continuing to spread around the world, with more than 140 million confirmed cases and 3 million deaths across nearly 200 countries…. continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: The Digital Nightmare

Richard O'Brien Uncategorized

A reader asked if I really think that all of us have numbed brains from the Internet, that we are all somewhat stupefied. A good question. No, I don’t think our actual individual brains have actually gone dead. What I mean is that the Internet industry has created a situation where most of their digital… continue reading »