Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Sporting Spirit or Tribal Warfare?

George Orwell called sport “gunless warfare.”  The author of this article disagrees, claiming that sport is artistic enterprise.

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Swimming the Amazon

Heard an interview with this guy today on the BBC.   Amazing to think of the endurance and will power this would take. Interesting tidbit from the interview unrelated to being crazy.  The Amazon contains pink dolphins.  Who knew.  Unsurprising … Continue reading

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About those unified Muslims…

Interesting piece on attacks against Sufi Muslims in Pakistan. Important to remember that radical jihadists don’t just advocate the destruction of Western ideals, but moderate and liberal Muslims as well.

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