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Calm Thoughts about Common Interests

Here you’ll confront no alarming requests that the world is soon to end unless you send us money. You’ll hear no name-calling or judgment of the allegedly bad intentions of others. Instead, you’ll find some calm thoughts about interests we all have, and ways to pursue those interests most effectively. Everyone wants better schools, quality health care, good jobs, financial security, a government that’s not suspicious of them, and a host of other political interests. Let’s talk about how we can actually get those things.

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Government, Anarchy, and The Walking Dead

(Absolutely massive spoilers are ahead. If you haven’t seen through season 7, episode 4 of the AMC television show “The Walking Dead” and you don’t want to know what happens, by God, man, stop reading!) For those unfamiliar, The Walking Dead is a hugely successful...