Daily Archives: September 21, 2019

A Poverty Of Language

One of the most profound ways that a language can be impoverished is to be unable to express or describe something.  There are, of course, various ways this issue can be overcome.  One can have languages like Hebrew, for example, … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Skeptic’s Guide To American History

Great Courses:  The Sketpic’s Guide To American History, taught by Professor Mark A. Stoler This particular audiobook disappointed me.  I consider myself a rather skeptical and critical person when it comes to myths of history, and this book certainly was … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Saxons, Vikings, And Celts

Saxons, Vikings, and Celts:  The Genetic Roots Of Britain And Ireland, by Bryan Sykes, read by Dick Hill For the most part this is an enjoyable book.  The author is in charge of Oxford Ancestors, one of the many companies … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: The Patriot’s History Reader

The Patriot’s History Reader:  Essential Documents For Every American, by Larry Schweikart, Dave Dougherty, and Michael Allen, read by Tom Weiner Does the thought of listening to more than fourteen hours of the reading of important documents from colonial periods … Continue reading

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