Category Archives: Foreclosure Crisis

The Curious Absence of White-Hot Social Anger

A quiet Sunday evening in Hollywood, rain on the way, browsing the news and opinion sites, trying to get a sense of what seems to be going on in the world, or what people think is going on – with … Continue reading

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Trading In Symbolic Hypothetical Value

You may be a person of faith and thus not think of yourself as a skeptic – faith in what you really cannot know may matter to you. You trust God, or some Great Spirit, or the Flying Spaghetti Monster … Continue reading

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The House of Cards

It was something that James Branch Cabell said in The Silver Stallion (1926) – that the optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds – they do that sort of thing – and the pessimist fears that … Continue reading

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