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In defense of false expectations

Last spring — I’m late blogging this — the Guardian reported on a study finding that literature for very young children frequently reinforces a materialist, consumerist bias… but that other literature deters that bias. Books, in other words, and the … Continue reading

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Fraternity and bookshelves

Last week I built bookshelves. Not really nice ones, but decent enough for a desperation job and the wall of the bedroom: They’re more impressive in person, eight and a half feet long across most of one wall, holding all … Continue reading

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