Daily Archives: December 12, 2010

Book Review: The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War

The Real Lincoln:  A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War, by Thomas J. DiLorenzo Thomas DiLorenzo wouldn’t recognize the real Lincoln if he showed up in a top hat and an ill-fitting black suit and … Continue reading

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Fifth Down: A Note on Sports History

Today marked the fifth game I am aware of that could be called a “fifth down game” in American football.  I will go over that particular incident in a little bit, but first I would like to provide some history … Continue reading

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Personality Theory and the Humanist Dilemma

While reading the book Please Understand Me:  Character & Temperament Types [1], I was struck at the way in which the book’s defense of personality theory and the need to understand where others are coming from, and especially its consideration … Continue reading

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Book Review: Please Understand Me: Character & Temperament Types

Please Understand Me:  Character & Temperament Types, by David Keirsey & Marilyn Bates This is the sort of book that some people will absolutely love, some people will loathe, and few people will read in its entirety, cover to cover, … Continue reading

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