Monthly Archives: June 2013

Lust in Translation

Lust in Translation   Lust in Translation: Infidelity from Tokyo to Tennessee by Pamela Drukerman came out in 2008.  Former foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal now living in Paris, Druckerman offers an anecdotal exploration of the international etiquette … Continue reading

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More Mark-Paul

 More Mark-Paul The first magazine article I read about the teen idol Mark-Paul Gosselaar was in People Magazine. They did a two page article about him in 1990.  It was all about how fame took its toll.   And how being … Continue reading

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Mark-Paul Gosselaar August 10, 1990 I had a dream about Mark-Paul Gosselaar.  He was the star of the hit teen show Saved by the Bell, which I watched on Saturday mornings.  Though I liked him and thought he was cute, … Continue reading

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On Truth

On Truth On Truth by Harry G Frankfurt came out in 2006.  Having outlined a theory of bullshit and falsehood, Harry G. Frankfurt turns to what lies beyond them: the truth, a concept not as obvious as some might expect. … Continue reading

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The Myth of Monogamy

The Myth of Monogamy The Myth of Monogamy: Fidelity and Infidelity in Animals and People David Barish and Judith Eve Lipton came out in 2001.  Margaret Mead said that monogamy is the hardest of human marital arrangements. It is also … Continue reading

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The Spiral Dance

The Spiral Dance The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess by Starhawk came out in 1979 and was reprinted in 1989.  This bestselling classic is both an unparalleled reference on the practices and philosophies of … Continue reading

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Truth or Dare

Truth Or Dare Truth or Dare: Encounters with Power, Authority and Mystery by Starhawk came out in 1987.  Truth or Dare is about the roles we play that society places on us. Magic is a liberation type of psychology.  How … Continue reading

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