Saturday, September 10, 2011

10 years on

It's been a dismal ten years in American public life.  Paul Auster on the BBC

Friday, September 2, 2011

a question

The host of a blather show on NPR suggests that maybe “we all,” by which I think he means all U.S. Americans, are “suffering from a stress disorder.”  But if an entire society has a disorder, doesn’t it become the norm?  And if the norm is dysfunctional, then isn’t it time to consider changing the norm?