Monthly Archives: October 2017

Sanity and Rationality in the Cuban Missile Crisis

October 22, 2017 – Fifty-five years ago today, President John F. Kennedy announced a quarantine of all ships approaching Cuban harbors. He used the word “quarantine” advisedly because he was actually ordering a blockade of Cuba, which is an act … Continue reading

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#MeToo. The response of thousands of women to Harvey Weinstein’s serial abuse of females should come as no surprise to us guys. Harvey and his evil ilk are everywhere, and if we have not been him we quietly rolled our … Continue reading

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John Woolman, the Great Muslin Hope

October 19, 2017 – John Woolman, the itinerate Quaker mystic who spread his peaceful witness throughout Colonial New Jersey in the mid 18th century, was born 295 years ago today. Woolman became one of my heroes when I was a … Continue reading

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