Daily Archives: January 2, 2017

What You Didn’t Say

Sometimes the context of a given day or a given interaction matters more about what isn’t said rather than what is.  For example, one is faced with the question of whether one should give encouragement or a push to someone … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Wham!/George Michael

Despite his recent lack of popularity in the United States, like many people I figured I had plenty of time to celebrate the musical career of George Michael while he was still alive.  Unfortunately, I was wrong, and while George … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: China’s Quest For Great Power

China’s Quest For Great Power:  Ships, Oil, And Foreign Policy, by Bernard D. Cole As someone who likes to read about and think about matters of geopolitics and the tension between China and the United States over matters of economic … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Introduction To Ugaritic

An Introduction To Ugaritic, by John Huehnergard [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] What would lead someone to want to introduce themselves to Ugaritic, an extinct member of … Continue reading

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