Deep Thoughts

Trust Your Neighbors

I hesitate to show myself in a good light"€”it seems so much more honest, somehow, to co...

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Assisted Dying Facility

The British Medical Journal reported last week that Dutch legislators are considering the ...

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Divorce Your Wife

As Louis C.K. says, "€œNo good marriage has ever ended in divorce."€ You made a go of...

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Prince Harry

Psychobabble On

One of Britain's royal princes has revealed to tens of millions of his closest and dearest...

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Look Around

A few years ago my wife and I planted some cherry trees on our land in France, and now the...

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Is That a Fact?

When I was young and writing history essays, I kept a store of useful quotations in my hea...

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Those Sweet, Surly Bonds of Earth

Why is it that all our heroes inevitably try to kill us? From Winston Churchill to Albert ...

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Articles of Faith

We should all like to know why some people become terrorists, other than for the most obvi...

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Reality Bites

"€œWhat we care about is permanent protection, dignity, and respect,"€ blurted out Al...

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The Daily Special Olympics

Although France is on the same downward slide as Britain, you can tell that it has not yet...

Politics

Orlando, Florida

Playing Gay in F-L-A

I just flew back from Orlando and boy are my arms tired of making out with gays. Well, one...

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Joseph Haydn

High Drama at Haydn

Every year Joseph Haydn comes for a few days to the town in which I live when I"€™m in E...

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A Substantial Island

The first thing I noticed about the headline of a recent story on the Guardian website was...

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The Bubbafly Effect

Growing up in L.A. in the late "€™60s and early "€™70s, I certainly had my fill of hip...