Gene Lewis Perry

If life were like fairy tales, I'd have been devoured by trolls already.

policy ideas for the tea party crowd

Considering that I’d support almost all of these ideas (not so sure about the education stuff), it seems unlikely that tea partiers would buy them. But it would be nice to have some populist fervor in support of actually reforming the system, instead of just pissing off liberals and discriminating against Hispanics. Policy ideas for […]

the chess master and the computer

Really interesting article that goes beyond the familiar storyline of man vs. machine. We can build computers with ever greater processing power, but we are just scratching the surface at understanding how humans and computers can collaborate using different but complementary ways of thinking. The Chess Master and the Computer – The New York Review […]

the word that started it

Plaza is the word that started it on this particular day, full of light and chilly air – a circle of bricks with benches scattered round winking fountains thinking they are sly, but their winking is predictable as the sun. Inspired by the fountains, we speak in riddles and whispered lies that never did anyone […]

Interfaith Dialogue of the Day, Part XIV

humans and animals

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