Saturday, August 31, 2013

Saturday links

Michael Johnson thinks about what his "self" is.

Nick Herbert recommends a book on quantum mechanics.

PQ on a documentary about a Finnegans Wake reading group.

CATO event with Jesse Walker, N.Y. Times writer Sam Tanenhaus (formerly editor of the book section) and Gene Healy. I'm hoping it will become available as a podcast.

Monument to god of chaos appears in front of Oklahoma restaurant.

"The CIA operates under orders from British intelligence and was created by British intelligence in 1947."

Photo of John Lilly, Richard Alpert, Nina Graboi and Robert Anton Wilson, at Timothy Leary's funeral.  (Posted by Roman Tsivkin.)

"Obama has an excellent option. It’s called 'don’t bomb Syria.' Don’t fire cruise missiles at Syria either." (Matthew Yglesias, at Slate.)

I will be on vacation for a few days. The blog will go on, but interactions with other blogs and on Twitter may or may not suffer.












1 comment:

Neil_in_Chicago said...

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