Category Archives: Human Nature

What was YOUR response to 9-11?

I feel depressed when people act like beasts. I don’t seek revenge. Am I despicable? Continue reading

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Kristof to Muslims: I’m sorry

Kristof to Muslim-haters: Count to ten! Continue reading

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What do you have in mind for this blog, anyhow?

Let’s discuss things as though we’re intelligent adults. Continue reading

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Say something outrageous!

I shoot myself in the foot by making an un-liberal proclamation. Continue reading

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Why did Totem Taunt?

Q.: Why did that guy make fun of you and your blog? A.: He resented my attempt to explain “black-and-white” vs. “gray” thinkers. Continue reading

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THIS oughta piss you off

Timothy Egan says, in effect, that a large segment of the Republican Party is childish and pathetically foolish. Continue reading

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Mental flabbiness

David Brooks cautions against mental flabbiness in today’s NYT op-ed column. These days, he says, “we’re all less conscious of our severe mental shortcomings and less inclined to be skeptical of our own opinions.” He quotes part of a speech … Continue reading

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