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Where the wild things are…

Well, talk about serendipity… I just found out, in a bit of news about a Maurice Sendak’s exhibition at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia that the museum houses a copy of the Yijing circa 900AD. That’s late Tang Dynasty! … Continue reading

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Rare W.A. Sherrill book scanned and available in PDF

A good friend, Harmen Mesker, has taken the trouble to scan a very rare book by W.A. Sherrill, Heritage of Change – a Background to Chinese culture and Thinking, and is available in his site. Thanks Harmen! The lost work of Wallace … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin taking cues from Bill Clinton’s…

…book of propriety… Of course, she didn’t inhale either… It reminds me of the tale of the “confirmed straight man;” you know, the one that tried sex with another man and confirmed that he wasn’t gay because he didn’t like … Continue reading

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Soledad O’Brien’s shoddy reporting of the DNC

I posted the comment below in Jack Cafferty’s blog. I’ll post it here, just in case the “moderation” works against me… Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive – What can Obama say to get your vote? … Continue reading

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The other pieces on the board of Russia’s thoughts…

IndianExpress.com :: As Russia shows Georgia its iron hand, a look at the love-hate relationship it shares with Soviet Union’s former ‘republics’ since USSR’s dissolution in 1991: As Russia shows Georgia its iron hand, a look at the love-hate relationship … Continue reading

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Well, duh!!

One only has to hear McCain talk yesterday… Asia Times Online :: Central Asian News and current affairs, Russia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan What is playing out in the Caucasus is being reported in the United States media in an alarmingly misleading … Continue reading

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Dogs and Ghosts

I came across this this nice quote about Chinese paintings: The royal painter of Ch’i was asked by the king what objects were the easiest and what objects were the most difficult to paint. “It is the most difficult to … Continue reading

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Is anyone paying…

…attention to Kurdistan and the Northern Irak? If you think sectarian violence is bad for Irak just add to the equation Turkey and Iran uniting their wills to take Kurds out of the it… PUK alleges TSK launched artillery fire … Continue reading

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Switch to Apple, now!!

WTF!!

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I don’t care about what they say (the franco-phobics I mean) but, once again, the French have taught the rest of the world a lesson on how to deal with government unilateralism and arrogant, draw-from-the-hat laws and measures. Vive la … Continue reading

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