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The way I remember my friend Esther Broner telling us the story, she was on a pilgrimage to Mount Sinai
One happy summer day, years ago now, I went blueberry picking with my eleven year old grandson.  He was all
Conversations with my daughter Lorien this summer led me to my latest flight into the stratosphere in an column:
When I looked out of my bedroom window to see what was making that strange noise both the yard and
I have always assumed that human evolution was brutal, a matter of the survival of the fittest, with only the
I never had a visitor to my river cabin who left the same person who arrived.   Whatever their delight -
So, with all this fuss about Artificial Intelligence, I went to the horse's mouth. ChatGPT, it turns out, lurks in
After a long, dry stretch in a particularly reserved (okay, anally retentive) academic department where I felt that my humanity
It isn't that I have anything personal against the young couple whose parents erected a huge house for them right
Since 2016, those of us who love justice and fairness have been floundering in a gloom-inducing mire of injustice and
I have always assumed that we human beings have evolved as far as we can go, that our neo-cortexes are
Like a lot of my friends, I read newspapers and magazines and listen to TV a lot, and I find
I belong to a little group of friends who meet every month to check in with each other’s lives and
What is going on in that "Socrates Cafe© "on the second floor of the library every third Sunday afternoon? Since
Here's a little bit of light in our darkness, with wishes for tranquility at Holiday time for all of my
When we look at the new Congress we see little possibility of meaningful legislation, given the very thin margin between
I am usually positive and forward-looking about the political scene in America; even in the worst of the Trump years
Review of Ward Farnsworth, The Socratic Method: A Practitioner’s Handbook.  Boston: Godine, 2021 It is not very popular to be
In this world full of ponderous pundits and people who take everything far too seriously, have you noticed how relieved
Here's Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer celebrating one of the many pieces of Democratic Party legislation that have gone through