A discussion about a presumed early warning signal for Alzheimer’s disease, from the always interesting Althouse blog (http://althouse.blogspot.com/). It is not about the disease; it is the latest attack on Trump. He rambles and riffs when speaking in public; the link leads to article about how this could be early sign. The implication: Trump is catching Alzheimer’s and should be removed from office immediately. Another sign of desparation from his opponents.
Modesty, acceptance, equanimity, gentleness, humility, and acceptance. Per the I Ching. I plan to work on all of these. Wish me luck!
If you are having federal taxes withheld, then you are not part of the #resistance.
I am so old that I remember draft card burning in the news in the 1960’s. I will know the #resistance is real when protesters start burning their W-2 forms.
to devote a lot of attention to practicing humility, equanimity, and acceptance.
Per CNN, Rep. Maxine Waters (D, CA) says Trump is leading himself to his own impeachment. Real version: I have given up on impeachment effort because I cannot get any votes.
CNN running such a nonstory shows they are at bottom of barrel, but still scraping.
At her Super Bowl halftime show. Instead of widely expected (or demanded) anti-Trump statements, she kept politics to a minimum. She rebelled against the hegemonic Left.
Regarding his thinking about ‘individual reparation accounts’ described here. Per one quote ” . . . to cite your example from the book, paying “the black person who cuts your grass double what you might ordinarily pay.”
- I assume as a professor at a leading educational institution you are paid fairly for your talents. Should you be paid 2x, or some multiple, as part of Georgetown’s reparations?
- If not, why not? Is it because your current salary is sufficient? Otherwise, what is the salary cutoff reparations/no-reparations? Is it a sliding scale?
- If yes to question 1, would this lead to you being 2x an equivalent white female professor? Should she accept this inequality across gender? If yes, does that mean race trumps gender as some sort of yardstick for equality? If no, how to resolve the inequity?