Daily Archives: April 4, 2020

On The Legitimacy Of Public Health

Are public health concerns legitimate?  Under what circumstances, to what extent, and for how long is it legitimate for authorities to curtail various freedoms for the benefit of public health.  This is not an easy question to answer.  Over the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Horsemanship For Beginners

Horsemanship For Beginners, by Evelyn Pervier A book like this can certainly be profitably read, but it does not start off on the right foot, because the author seeks to start out the book by discussing the fanciful speculation of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hints On Horsemanship

Hints On Horsemanship To A Nephew And A Niece, by Col. George Greenwood One of the more interesting aspects of this book is the way that it could only have been written in the period before World War I.  The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Safety In Individual And Dual Sports

Safety In Individual And Dual Sports, edited by Joseph Borozne, Chauncey Morehouse, and Stanley Pechar There is something deeply amusing about a work like this one.  All of the sports included here are listed as being very safe (including fencing … Continue reading

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