Daily Archives: October 1, 2020

Some Reflections On Asymmetry And The Golden Rule

It is easy to pay lip service to either the golden or the silver rule. The golden rule, most famously, says that we should do unto others as we would have others do unto us. The silver rule, nearly as … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Rick Springfield

There is a strange connection between artists that can sometimes take place between of the similarity of names. So it is with Bruce Springsteen and Australian rocker Rick Springfield. Although Bruce Springsteen is recognized as the boss and Rick Springfield … Continue reading

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Book Review: Engineers Of Victory

Engineers Of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide In The Second World War, by Paul Kennedy This book is not only a history of World War II of a sort, but it is also the sort of book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pacific Air

Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, And Fast Flattops Conquered The Skies In The War With Japan, by David Sears As far as World War II books go, this is a gripping one that seems tailor-made for a film … Continue reading

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Book Review: Building For War

Building For War: The Epic Saga Of The Civilian Contractors And Marines Of Wake Island In World War II, by Bonita Gilbert This book reads in many ways like a Greek tragedy. The reader likely comes into a work like … Continue reading

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