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The Great River (and Hearst) By tom weathers, bob wilson
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Up the Mississippi into Canada as far the road goes in Quebec. 2,000 miles of corn. Nasty rides in little boats, some dirt roads, stuffed wolves, moose and local cafes. The best looking hostess in... More > the world. A simulated gun fight with live bullets. Getting lost. The fifth big trip since 2010 -since the wives died. Getting ready. Bob has made reservations; mapped routes, made spreadsheets, done maps. I expect he has prepared the truck, made his stuff list. I have assembled more maps, started a blog, taken a first pass on my stuff list. We leave at 7:00 Sunday morning 8/24. My 75th birthday is 8/25 Thursday. We are gone.< Less
Not Shaped for Sportive Tricks By tom weathers
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Poems about science and 3:00 AM at the Waffle House. Essays about science, Zen, the sacred and the profane and toilets.
Single Payer and the Merry-Go-Round Of Money By tom weathers
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Moral Imperative - This little book is based on the premise that health care should be a right not just a commodity. It should be like fire protection, police protection, clean water and other... More > services provided by most “civilized” countries. It should be equally available to all citizens. It is a moral imperative. Underlying Theme - Despite the moral imperative, health care is being treated as a commodity. Not only does this create ethical dilemmas, it makes the system expensive and difficult to manage. Health care is not a classical market based system. Supply and demand functions need to be performed by a government mandated master market - typically called Single Payer - although it could be called Medicare. Parts The book has four parts. They are: 1. Merry-Go-Round 2. Single Payer 3. Insurance 4. History< Less
Crossing Infinity - Collapse of Civilzation As We Know It Etc By tom weathers
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About stuff (which can be material or immaterial), desire (resulting from need or greed) and collapse. A collapse happens when desire exceeds stuff and stuff runs out. In the terms of this book,... More > infinity is crossed. The collapse can be visualized as an asymptotic curve jumping nothing. If the stuff is important, the collapse is important. There are two ways to avoid a collapse - reduce demand or increase the supply of stuff. Crossing Infinity "distills" six books about this subject. To distill a book is to capture its essence. The books distilled are (1) Great Disruption, (2)Upside of Down, (3) Coming Apart, (4) Collapse, (5) Black Swan and (6) Flat Earth.< Less