Monthly Archives: January 2016

Connections Dreamt in our Philosophy

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” (Hamlet, act 1, sc. 5) Or, rather, there are apparently unconnected things, which, at closer inspection, seem linked by a logical thread. This article points to a sample of such things and to their common thread. Given that corporate Read More

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Plumbing for ISIS

“… this news, which is called true, is so like an old tale, that the verity of it is in strong suspicion” (Winter’s Tale, act 8, sc. 2) More than news, the following is an anecdote, of which history is full. The word ‘anecdote’ (from the Greek, meaning literally “not given out”, that is “unpublished”) Read More

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