Monthly Archives: January 2017

Black Swan One Dimensional Man

I recently went to my bookcase looking for Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren’s book How to Read a Book and started to re-read Chapter 20 The forth level of reading: Syntopical reading – how to read two or more … Continue reading

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Black Swan Trump Freezing to Death

When working on the Black Swan Trump blog entry,  I had an interesting experience and wrote: “I want to relate an “experience” I had with a real black swan bird on December 28, 2016 as I drove to Minneapolis. I … Continue reading

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Black Swan Trump

A previous DAMBlog Trump Ode to Joy, examined how Beethoven’s Ode to Joy has been used by central-control, authoritarian, leaders to represent their regimes – the suggestion is that we watch to see if Trump makes use this Beethoven’s music … Continue reading

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Trump Death Before Dishonor

Fargo’s High Plains Read weekly took two weeks off over the holidays and when I picked up a free copy of the last issue for 2016, I spent over an hour reading and sinking into its art work. Editor and … Continue reading

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Trump Watching Over All With Loving Grace

All watched over by machines of loving grace is a three part Adam Curtis series that examines the idea of rationality and how it has and still is affecting civilization. Curtis’s approach, as always, identifies a thesis and builds a … Continue reading

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