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Mission and Means

The nature of truth is that is must be lived or it means nothing. This is revelation we are talking about here. It’s not that we are responsible for making sure anyone receives it, but that we are responsible for … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces 25

Mr. T raises a good point in a comment on yesterday’s post. He notes that DNA is a factor in high-trust societies, and that neither nature nor nurture can explain how high-trust arises, or when it doesn’t. Of course, my … Continue reading

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Testing Mint 18.2

I’m not a professional reviewer; I know exactly what I want for myself and know generally what most clueless home users will tolerate. I have some vague ideas about what business users like. Mostly this is a matter of testing … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces 22

Yesterday’s heavy workout was just dynamite. I’m still having trouble with the pulled calf muscle; last week I could only jog up the hill, but yesterday I could run slowly. After last night’s heavy storms, we have serious high winds … Continue reading

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What’s Going On 04

No ride today. It’s not just the cold front and high winds, but I’ve got too much to do. That is, there is a pile of stuff I really want to read, and I’m way behind on updating my commentary … Continue reading

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What’s Going On 03

It turns out the symptoms exhibited by my tower system point to a simple hard drive failure, after all. I’m waiting until I can afford to replace it and try again. I’ll probably try to run FreeBSD on it; I’ve … Continue reading

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More Personal Adjustments

I’m writing this from my little netbook. Last week I felt led to order a new hard drive for the laptop. It should arrive in the mail today. Just in time, because it looks like the tower has died. I … Continue reading

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