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In Plato's Allegory of the Cave, the individual who encounters reality is driven to help those still imprisoned in their delusions. He reenters the cave and tries to save others - but they not only refuse to leave, they turn and attack the one who would hel...
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Juneteenth
Juneteenth: 150 Years Ago, Black America Got Its Own Independence Day Links! Libraries, Books, Writers, & Suchlike Hiring: The First Librarian of Congress for the Internet Age  "Though named by the president and confirmed by the Senate, the Librarian doesn’...
Juneteenth: 150 Years Ago, Black America Got Its Own Independence Day Links! Libraries, Books, Writers, & Suchlike Hiring: The First Librarian of Congress for the Internet Age "Though named by the president and confi...
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No Excuses
Newslo  has won my heart. Now, there's no excuse for falling for their satire - they have a handy "Show Facts" button that will highlight the factual information. Anything not highlighted? Satire. Very, very handy. Links! Libraries, Books, Writers, & Suchli...
Newslo has won my heart. Now, there's no excuse for falling for their satire - they have a handy "Show Facts" button that will highlight the factual information. Anything not highlighted? Satire. Very, very handy. Links! L...
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Surprise, Surprise...
Well, okay, it wasn't really a surprise. Although it says  90%, after looking at the answers, there was only one  issue we actually disagreed on, and that's one where my opinion is complicated. So, I suppose I have a bumper sticker to buy? (And maybe a coff...
Well, okay, it wasn't really a surprise. Although it says 90%, after looking at the answers, there was only one issue we actually disagreed on, and that's one where my opinion is complicated. So, I suppose I have a bumper sti...
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Links! Libraries, Books, Writers, & Suchlike Who Will Be Appointed as Next Librarian of Congress?  Related:  Full Text Statement: Librarian of Congress James Billington Announces Retirement   St. Helena Library Director Jennifer Baker fired  This is the cra...
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It's an Iced Tea Kind of Day
Happy National Iced Tea Day! As American As Iced Tea: A Brief, Sometimes Boozy History (Am I the only one who thinks this ought to be an official, recognized holiday in the South?) Although I drink a lot of hot tea, as well, Southern sweet iced tea (by whic...
Happy National Iced Tea Day! As American As Iced Tea: A Brief, Sometimes Boozy History (Am I the only one who thinks this ought to be an official, recognized holiday in the South?) Although I drink a lot of hot ...
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In Plato's Allegory of the Cave, the individual who encounters reality is driven to help those still imprisoned in their delusions. He reenters the cave and tries to save others - but they not only refuse to leave, they turn and attack the one who would hel...
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Links! Libraries, Books, Authors, & Suchlike The magic of libraries   Istanbul Bookstore Caters To Syrian Refugees In Need Of A Good Read   Do you like to read in the bath and/or at the beach? (Or, I suppose, the lake or any other large body of water. Or in...
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Links! Libraries, Books, Writers, & Suchlike Academic publishers reap huge profits as libraries go broke   You probably remember my rant the other day over this:  Student protests graphic novels by Gaiman and Bechdel as 'garbage' . Good news!  College decli...
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Links! Libraries, Books, Writers, & Suchlike Crafton Hills College student, parents protest material in graphic novels English course  I am going to try to discuss this without cussing. It's bad enough when you see this sort of thing in middle and high scho...
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Actually, there are  three  traps today!             On Your Privacy and Government Surveillance: Senate Leaders Rush End-Run on Personal Privacy  "Apparently Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard B...
Actually, there are three traps today!             On Your Privacy and Government Surveillance: Senate Leaders Rush End-Run on Personal Privacy "Apparently Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Intellige...
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Links! Libraries, Books, Writers, & Suchlike Is That Man Carrying A Lobster? The Illusion of Perception  "...[W]hile we librarians pride ourselves on drilling down to locate more complete information, those people who support and affect funding libraries of...
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