Saturday, August 13, 2016
Sunrise on vacation
Garden of the Gods
See that mountain with all the antennas on it? Cheyenne Mountain. I kept thinking about Russian thermonuclear warheads raining down.
I wonder where the Stargate is kept.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Best book review I've ever read
"The Worst Book Ever Written on Hurricane Katrina" - LGM
Full review at the Boston Review .
Even Cowen’s admissions of error are designed to promote an agenda to destroy traditional education. Noting that New Orleans lacks the well-trained citizenry that will attract many corporations, he gives a half-hearted nod toward a liberal arts education yet calls himself “partly to blame” for training students in “medieval French literature, or higher math, or even critical thinking” because many jobs do not require these skills.
A public apology for supporting the humanities and critical thinking from a university president. You can imagine how this sent me through the roof.
The Inevitable City is one of the worst books I have ever read. Lucky for me I have an outlet when I face that situation. I read it so you don’t have to.
I actually skimmed the book once in a bookstore. There's actually 2 full pages in there where he attacks Ashley Morris as a 'dangerous person from the Internet.'
Reading that review gave me a happy.