Monthly Archives: July 2011

Double Reverse

     When I read about the new film Another Earth which poses the possibility of a second world on the opposite side of the sun populated by the exactly the same people as live on this globe, I was reminded … Continue reading

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The Descent of Man

     It has been a year since the controversial cover article “The End of Men” appeared in the July/August issue of The Atlantic in which Hanna Rosin posited that women are “taking control of everything,” particularly in the workplace. I … Continue reading

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What Are They Now?

     Sports Illustrated recently published its annual “Where Are They Now?” issue, giving readers a glimpse of what yesterday’s heroes are doing today. But once again this year the editors chose well-known personalities like Yogi Berra and Joe Namath. Let’s … Continue reading

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Rank Rankings

     One more instance of the absurdity of sports in the 21st century is the ranking of the top 120 college football teams in the July 4th issue of Sporting News. Polls published two months before the season begins we … Continue reading

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