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Most of us grow up with pretty finely tuned bullshit detectors. The thing is, this technology is getting better every day. In fact, over the years, I think bullshit-detection technology has more than kept pace with computer technology, to the degree that kids today have BS detectors picking up readings as low as one-part-bullshit-in-a-million. Interestingly, […]

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What follows is one of the single most interesting passages I’ve read in my 50-some years of reading. It’s from a marvelous book called 1939: The Lost World of The Fair, by David Gerlernter. It paints a picture of an America that no longer exists. “Question: What is wrong with this picture? [Rhetorical; there was […]

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