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The Illusion of Protection

In The ethics of sunscreen Seth Godin explains how, in the US, sunscreen is marketed using measures such as SPF (which is largely irrelevant when it comes to protecting consumers from skin cancer and aging) and claims such as ‘waterproof’ … Continue reading

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That government is best which spends least

In reviewing the comments to my posting of Not Yours to Give by Davy Crockett I began to think of my favorite section from Thoreau’s Walden and Civil Disobedience. I heartily accept the motto – “That government is best which … Continue reading

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Not Yours to Give by Davy Crockett

Lately I’ve been helping out a client with a history project and have been reading a lot of old books. While reading “The Life of Colonel David Crockett” by Edward Ellis I ran across this speech. It’s not appropriate for … Continue reading

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