Dear DT, sad to say I told you so. You are stuck now with TrumpCare, whatever happens. You can't set Ryan or McConnell up as fall guys any more. The only way to avoid the tar baby health care has become for you was "Medicare for All"-- a true populist sentiment which you once endorsed (for a week or two, maybe). Better health coverage for everyone, and cheaper, you said. Everyone knows that's not the direction Republicans in Congress are going. The Senate bill is about as bad
No, existence does not precede essence, tho it is easy to infer that from our human freedom to create and recreate ourselves.. I was sufficiently infatuated with Existentialism (and Phenomenology) to apply to grad school at Northwestern, which in 1963 was easily the best (and one of the few) programs featuring it prominently in the curriculum. The U. of Chicago had only one course, and that taught by an adjunct, Eugene Gendlin, who was mainly interested in phenomenological ps
Hi Kids, Lexi and I have deer in our yard every day, a nice family of 5. plus a new fawn. I'll show them to you when you come down. But Lexi saw a fox peering at her thru the front window the other day, and she has seen two snakes, Black Snake and Gopher Snake. Just today, a small flock of geese arrived and plopped down to enjoy the birdseed fallen to the ground. She has stories to tell-- I haven't seen any of those! Why is she so lucky?
Hi Kids, I'll see you tomorrow. I will tell you the story of Squirrel. Oh, you think you know him, just because you see him so much in your neighborhood. But have you ever watched squirrels, really watched them? This is a good opportunity to see a wild animal close up. They are wild, not pets. They aren't our friends, but they are our neighbors, and should be respected as such. So let's all go for a walk Saturday, and look for Squirrel.