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The Inevitable Diffusion of Legacy

The inevitable diffusion of legacy is something like the unbearable lightness of being – which is also the title of that odd Milan Kundera novel. That’s the one that riffs on Nietzsche’s concept of eternal recurrence – you know, the universe and … Continue reading

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Forty Years

Friday, April 4 – an interesting day. On April 4, 1850, Los Angeles was incorporated as a city. No one celebrates. No one mourns. Actually, no one much cares – you just drive about, as usual. But Friday, April 04, … Continue reading

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