Tag Archives: William Blake

The Elusive Palace of Wisdom

Perhaps this would be a good time to summarize the many roots of America’s financial malaise.  While most pundits bemoan its symptoms, they tend to shun its root causes.  Symptoms include the high costs of gasoline, air fares, baggage fees, … Continue reading

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A Different Gulf Disaster?

For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good: but me ye have not always. — Mark, 14:7 A basic principle of physics and engineering is that there must be a difference … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Tough Love

Anson Burlingame’s latest post, “Intoxicated by Government”,  prompts me to reply with a post of my own, wherein I can access more writing tools than on just a comment. Anson addresses the age-old conundrum of the relationship between the government … Continue reading

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