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Blotting out the starry night

An article in a recent New York Times on the issue of light pollution recounts the shock experienced by Northridge residents in the aftermath of the 1994 earthquake – calls came into the emergency response centers expressing concern about the “giant silvery cloud” hovering over the city darkened by the power outages.  It turns out […]

Loving the Dark Knight… But why?

I’ve seen the new Batman film, The Dark Knight, in an amazing IMAX theatre in north Atlanta.  The film still has me thinking, although the more I consider the larger themes it suggests, the more deeply disturbing their implications are for me.  But I still think the film brilliant, for right at the moment when […]

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