Occasional reminder

Occasional reminder: the media do not care about democracy or you; the internet is a psychological tool designed to overwhelm you; marketers want to prescribe your language, identity, and desires. One answer is to read books to children, often.

Re-reading The Lord of the Rings

I’ve been slowly re-reading The Lord of the Rings; I’m into the Return of the King now. It’s as spellbinding as it was when I first read it forty years ago. It’s worth returning to every few years. A few things of which I’m reminded, as I...