Daily Archives: February 4, 2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Richard Bull

I would like to comment on two recent deaths: 1.  The first, of course, is the shocking death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.  I loved his acting.  Some of his characters I liked better than others.  I thought that his … Continue reading

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Losing the Race 3

A lot of pages in John McWhorter’s 2000 book Losing the Race: Self-Sabotage in Black America—-a little over eighty—-are devoted to anti-intellectualism within the African-American community.  According to McWhorter, there is an anti-intellectual element of African-American culture that is behind … Continue reading

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