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Is it linear? I’m willing to absorb a 2% increase in grocery prices if the workers get a 100% raise.
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Worse than Napoleon destroying the Holy Roman Empire? TBD.
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That’s how I always did it. The computation has to be done in one frame or another; Einstein gave me top-cover when I was called on to defend my choice.
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Europe will not be able to take the UK seriously in such a forum for a very long time.
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“Sustainable” for colonies probably should contain a bit about being profitable to the mother country.
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A river is a polarizing filter. (since the host is all about polarization these days :-) It makes lengthwise transportation much faster. Transversely it's an obstacle, especially to infantry. Although, come to think of it, interstate highways are the biggest obstacles on my daily commute, so maybe a river is a highway.
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This reminded me of the comment by the Grand Duke Nicholas, “I disapprove of war because it spoils the armies.” Trying to track down the citation, and failing, I nevertheless came across this essay, which seems to paint the current CINC perfectly. https://www.armyupress.army.mil/Portals/7/military-review/Archives/English/Dir-Select/military-review-july-1986.pdf
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My professor was fond of pointing out places where well-respected physicists revealed that they still had luminiferous aether in their mental model of the world. Never thought I’d hear someone say that was a good thing.
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I feel like any attempt to characterize an “American Way” view of the university should mention football.
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I kinda want to subscribe to that journal.
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I’m reading John Crowley’s Ka at the moment, so I have to point out that to a crow, ravens aren’t black.
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If you take that advice, I’d appreciate links to good stuff. My dilettantish attempts have all led me into bogs of dubious and unsourced assertions.
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I love the idea that the symbol for a pawnbroker’s shop can be interpreted as low-hanging fruit. I shall be stealing it forthwith.
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Reminds me of Parmentier’s potato patch, at a time when the French refused to eat them. He posted armed guards, who were instructed to accept all bribes from midnight poachers.
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Does that apply to Eric & Don Jr.?
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Well put. And we didn't even have to bring in the Norsemen.
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Works fine on an iPad. I think we need to re-popularize he term “servile arts” for the things universities teach that aren’t liberal arts.
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The USA benefited from German liberal reformers fleeing the wreckage of the revolution manquée of 1848. Fair is fair.
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Lots of classes can use #3. What role has Eli Whitney’s idea of “interchangeable parts” played in Modernist literature?
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"A maxim of the Zen Bureaucrat: you can not do only one thing."
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Sorry, New York. Sorry, Frankfurt.
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If anyone is wondering, a Rackaboor is like a Sidehill Gouger, but much more ill-tempered. Like the difference between a wild hog and a groundhog.
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Now, I’m not like that. I can’t sit still and see another man slaving and working. I want to get up and superintend, and walk round with my hands in my pockets, and tell him what to do. It is my energetic nature. I can’t help it. - Three Men in a Boat
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He doesn’t go on a map. Trump is a massless boson. Observing him in one place at one moment annihilates the possibility of predicting where he will be at any time in the future.
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