Oops! I left town last week in order to give a presentation at the 25th Annual Meetings of the California Sociological Association, and I forgot to file this column before I headed off for Sacramento.
Pulse of the Heartland
When I was in college, there was one book that was “required reading,” regardless of one’s major field of study: “The Population Bomb.” It was written by Paul and Anne (who was never credited) Ehrlich and pu
“Disorder increases with time because we measure time in the direction in which disorder increases.”
—Stephen Hawking “A Brief History of Time,” 1988
Today, people around the globe celebrate World Polio Day in recognition of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative that began in 1988.
Sitting on a sofa on a Sunday afternoon, Going to the candidate’s debate, Laugh about it, shout about it, When you’ve got to choose, Every way you look at it, you lose.
“Mrs. Robinson” Paul Simon
On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States went back to work after a substantial vacation. I don’t begrudge them their time off because they have a great deal of pressure during session.
“…the first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”
— William Shakespeare Henry VI, Part 2