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Thinking Allowed Archives 2002

> The Troubling Role of a New Elite
> Striking Similarities
> Our Justice System
> Empty Gestures
> Mecca - Cola
> My Clone
> Model Airplane
> Jesus, the Passion Play Musical Star
> Good Intentions - Noble Efforts
> I Tried to Write Every day
> The Ins and Outs of Whistle-Blowing and Public Service
> The Religion of Believers
> Why Can't Miami Be Like San Francisco?
> Who Will Get My Collection Of Kipot?
> What Atheists Believe
> Welcoming the Annointed, Passing the Compliant and Failing the Unworthy
> War Crimes and Kid Crimes
> Voices Needing to be Heard
> It's Getting To Look A Lot Like Christmas
> Unfair, Unequal, Impaired
> Today's "Virus Victor"
> Things That Do Not Work
> Things That Do Not Work
> Things that are Sacrosanct
> There is a lot to Think About Today
> The Armed Citizen
> The First of the Month
> The Government Conundrum
> The Guppy Syndrome
> The Skeedaddlehopper
> Season's Greetings
> The First of the Month
> The Armed Citizen
> Teaching Psychology
> Solving Problems
> Protest and Free Speech
> Parallels Oceans Apart
> Our WMD are Bigger than Your WMD
> Lumpy Sue
> Ivan Ilych is Dead
> It's Funny How Perception is Everything
> Is It Thanksgiving Yet?
> Inevitability of War
> I Hate To Say It - But
> How Do You Like That?
> How About Uniforms for Murderers?
> Fat Kids, Fat-Headed Parents
> Fat Kids, Fat-Headed Parents
> Dobby Bangs His Head
> Crushed by Perception
> Confusion About Libertarians
> Blurred Vision / The Blurred Lines
> Boy Scout Bird Study Merit Badge
> Being Brought Up To Date
> An Up To Date Old Fogy
> A Sure Thing
> A Blizzard of Words
> Brent and Trent
> Driving While Bogle
> Teaching About
> On Falling
> Water and People
> The Elitist Left and the Religious Right
> Prayer
> Beating Olive Trees and Cutting Down People
> I'm So Lazy
> The Right To Do Irrational Things
> Waste
> Waste
> Should We Elect a King as Ruler of Iraq?
> Doing What Is Expected
> News Flash, "Left Behind" Sells Millions of Copies
> Mr. Pierce, Mr. Bin Laden, Mr. Hussein and Mr. Hitler
> The Malthusian Contribution
> I've Been Reading The Turner Diaries
> Thinking About Federalism
> Thinking About Federalism
> A Radical Idea, The Voucher as Key to Housing the Poor
> When Cultures Collide
> Religion in Government, Government in Religion
> What America Is Not Interested In Anymore
> Read This Book
> Islam and Catholicism Conjoined in Entropy
> Obvious Things
> Why Machines Go and Why We Won't Attack Iraq
> Class Size
> Class Size
> Class Size
> Quick, Raise Your Hand. Who Wants War on Iraq?
> One Price Fits All
> The Old "I Spy on You and You Spy on Me Idea"
> I Am Shocked, But Not Surprised
> The "99 Names of God"
> The Saga of Regulation
> Adding to My List
> Why Don't they See It?
> When I Rowed for Rutgers
> Sending Palestinians to Camp
> Sending Palestinians to Camp
> I Need to Know Your Preference
> With Great Relief
> Israeli Scouts Came to Comfort America
> Thinking It Over
> A Monumental End to a Small Tragedy
> Envy, Jealousy and Resentment
> A Young Woman Just Died
> Rich White Guys Sweating the Big Stuff
> Rapture and Tribulation
> Punishing A Victim, One More Time
> Attaboy Attaturk
> Kudzu
> Left to Right, Onward Toward Back
> Adam Smith Was a Prescient Economist
> Mr. Pierce, Mr. Bin Laden, Mr. Hussein and Mr. Hitler
> Matter Doesn't Matter
> Thumps, Bangs, Jingles and Clashes
> Some Thoughts on "Rapture" and "Tribulation"
> Attaboy Attaturk
> Left to Right, Forward Towards Back
> Kudzu
> About Me
> I Sent a Letter To an Advice Column
> Murry Frymer Has a Point
> The Fear of All Slums
> O.K. Now, Freeze!
> Earthly Poison and Global Warming
> Marginalization - Risky Business
> Please Don't Accuse Me of Crying Wolf
> Good Fences and Bad Neighbors
> "Responsible Wealth" vs. Greedy Accumulation
> Paul Harvey, Dr. Laura, and Rush
> On the One Hand Newton, on the other Wolfram
> Not Much Happened While We Sailed The Sea
> Comparisons
> Thinking Allowed Will Shut Down for a Week
> My New Eyelids
> Imagine This
> How the World Has Turned
> Suicide in the Name of Honor
> Memorial Day, Some Specs and a Funeral
> Technology, Education and "Otherness"
> Thoughts on Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic
> On Liars and Lies
> Thinking for Oneself
> Incommunicado
> On Moral Imagination
> Exploring Awareness - Just for you
> The Bushies' Dilemma
> Sanctuary
> I Like It!
> The Many Floridas
> Own But Don't Shoot
> Consider This
> Things That Vex
> Wrestling for Armrests
> Will Someone Please Explain?
> Bashing
> My Father Voted Republican
> That Was Then, This Is Now
> The Vioxx Factor
> Different Books
> Extraterrestrial Life
> Face to Face With Royalty
> The Church
> Highly Motivated
> Twice Told Tales
> Thoughts on Taste and Tastlessness
> Some do, Some don't
> You Don't Expect Me to Take That From Him?
> When Your Opinion is Not As Good as My Opinion
> Reductionism
> Heroes
> Backers of Terror
> Some Obvious Truths
> On Volunteerism
> Thinking Allowed is Back
> The Ineffable Moment of Performance
> Ennui
> A World Wide View
> What Joining an Army Can Teach You
> Worship as Entertainment
> Kipot, Yarmulkes - or Not
> Archaeology 9/11
> "Should"
> The Mid East Catch 22
> Dealing With Tradesmen
> Even When the News Is Good You Feel Bad
> Eleemosynary Think
> I'm Itching to Get Started on This One
> More on Carol's Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
> I Have Not Stopped Writing
> The Food "Pushka"
> Categorical Imperatives, Prescriptivism and the Golden Rule
> A Diurnal Search For A Nocturnal Guard February 16, 2002 A.H. Schectman
> What I Really Would Like to See Cloned
> It's All About Conformity, Actually
> Wafa Idris
> We Stand Accused as Fat, Flag-Waving Crybabies
> If I Didn't Have So Many Things to Do
> Chopin's Something in "A" Flat With Two Dudes
> Gossip
> Some of the Things Hitler Taught Us
> Chinks in the Wall
> Reagan's Visit to Bitburg, Elie Wiesel and Today
> Tulips, Ponzi and ENRON
> Closed Societies and Shredded Files
> Mirrors Do Not Reverse What You Are
> Seen Through a Dark Glass Brightly
> Proof
> The Death Of Public Schools
> Dubya's Pretzle, Janet's Shakes and Faint and Jeb's Tsouris
> Carcinoma
> Mr. Bush's Curious Kind of Construction
> The Two Worlds of G.W. Bush
> About Those Guns
> Several of My Readers Have Suggested
> Program Notes
> There Was This Guy With Unpopular Ideas
> Ms Blee and Lady Jingoists
> Deploring Tactics - Selectively
> TSND Had An Important Meeting Last Night
> The American "Devil's Island"
> The Difference Between With and Within
> Riding on My Bike
> Where Do They Find These People?
> Sometimes I Have a Great Notion
> A Story I Have Been Fooling With
> There Are These Two Guys in Afghanistan
> Brent Staples Has a Point
> Gatekeepers
> Boutique Medicine?
> Wireless
> Portraits
> Magic
> Can You Go Home Again?
> Here's a Sight You Don't See Every Day
> Being More Equal Than Others
> Enabling
> Some Random Thoughts on Tactics
> According to the "Usual" Authorities
> The Essayist
> Other Kinds of Essayists
> Solar Power Again
> I Missed Two Significant Events Last Night

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