“Nobody wants to live in Dogpatch.” The city of Tulsa is offering an interesting new program it hopes will attract “digital nomads” and other members of the creative class.
On lighting a fire for scholarly rogueship Ten years is a long time, and it passes in a heartbeat. When Sam invited me to join the Scrogues a decade ago, it was […]
Part 3 in a series. by Dr. Michael Tracey The problems of education, religion, critical thinking, a commitment to the truth, and holding ourselves to a higher standard: creating the mature society won’t […]
Part 2 in a series. by Dr. Michael Tracey How stupid are Americans, anyway? And how much worse are our leaders? Numerous events and curious beliefs – large and small – caught […]
Did Elizabeth lift England to greatness or did England make Elizabeth the great queen she became? “Through all her [Elizabeth’s] wavering and inconstancy, her hesitation and uncertainty, there was one faithful element – […]
In which we learn that Buddha and Jesus met the same sorts of people… Each morning my wife Lea and I read together, a delightful habit which we have been practicing for […]
The other day I posted this shot, from Sarawub Intarot at National Geographic, on Facebook.
“Repetition of the same patterns, they say, provides an effective form of protective coloring. If he were to melt into a life of simple repetition, there might possibly come a time when […]
(part I, part II) In applying Mary Daly’s elements to several areas of ritualized women’s oppression, we will see how they are all related. Daly calls this feminist process “the development of […]
Do we need a theory of creative writing? Would that save higher education? Uh, nope… (For previous essays in this series, look here, here, here and here.) This essay in the series of essays on […]