Archive for September 27th, 2008

Bomb Bomb Bomb, Bomb Bomb Iran

| September 27, 2008 | Reply
Bomb Bomb Bomb, Bomb Bomb Iran

At the debate last night, McCain scolded Obama for some allegedly irresponsible statements regarding a possible U.S. military incursion into Pakistan.  Obama responded by mentioning McCain’s singing of a song about bombing Iran.   This video has been around for quite awhile on the Internet, but I am posting it here because I think it says […]

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The unrelenting belief that one is the center of the universe

| September 27, 2008 | 8 Replies
The unrelenting belief that one is the center of the universe

David Foster Wallace gave the following thought-provoking commencement speech to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College.  He said many important things to the graduates, all of which you can read here. I tend to admire those thinkers who can put their finger on elephants in the room–those obvious things that most of us overlook, […]

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