Category Archives: World War II

Can Occam’s Razor Still Cut?

by Terry Welshans I have been interested in conspiracy theories for some time. I suppose there has always been a dissenting point of view on about everything, but some of these theories fly in the face of Occam’s Razor with … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – Flying over evil with a drone

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day. The growing hobby of quadricopters, when mixed with high definition video cameras, has opened doors to places, people and things we could only imagine before. … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – Tickle the dragon’s tail or leave it alone?

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day, hobby and fun things, what you did on your vacation, and your local weather phenomena. Sometimes the unanswered question of the day has no answer. … Continue reading

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Morning Open Thread – Rescuing historical photos from WWII

Today is the first day of a new feature series on Flowers for Socrates. Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day, hobby and fun things, what you did on your vacation, and … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: EMIGRANT

by Nona Blyth Cloud Emigrant – a person who leaves their homeland. Lisel Neumann’s family left Germany in the mid-1930s, moving to Italy, and then France, because her father was a political dissident. By 1939, he had found work in … Continue reading

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Global “suicide by police” cannot be the basis for a foreign policy

By ann summers     In the abstract, there’s too much meta in global politics. Yet as today’s interview of Robin Wright on NPR indicates having that more theoretical view is very important to gaining perspective on the various machinations of domestic … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: OBSCURED

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Each poem comes in its own way. Finding the rhythm and shape of a poem can be as natural as breathing, or as difficult as giving birth. Some poems emerge full-grown like Athena from the head … Continue reading

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