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What are Words Worth: Plato’s Crito

Imagine a friend you have had since childhood has been tried, convicted, and now will be executed for a crime he did not commit. Now imagine that you have the means for him to escape and can provide a safe... Continue Reading →

The Sea Was Angry that Day: George Costanza as paraphrased by J.M.W. Turner and M. Ward

In an iconic Seinfeld episode, "The Marine Biologist," George Costanza becomes the unlikely salvation of a whale whose blowhole is obstructed by a golf ball. As George famously says, "The sea was angry that day, my friends - like an old... Continue Reading →

Baseball, David Duchovny, and the Nature of Time

My family are Red Sox nuts. We have swag, we know stats, and we watch a lot of baseball (well, my flat mates do. I occassionally remember a name and look up fromwhatever I am reading to catch a highlight,... Continue Reading →

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