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This page tracks changes to content (i.e., quotes and notes); format and organization improvements are not mentioned. New items start out as number 1 on this list and drop off the end when I decide to trim it.

Latest addition: August 13, 2013

  1. an op-ed piece by Cass R. Sunstein

    July 2013:

  2. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson
  3. an article by Ron Grossman

    June 2013:

  4. some additional quotes from Pogo, Prisoner of Love, by Walt Kelly
  5. a new quote from a Star Tribune news item on new State Fair foods.
  6. Topical chains: Maps and Patriotism
  7. Moving Pictures, by Terry Pratchett
  8. Categories:
  9. The Prostitute in the Family Tree, by Douglas Adams
  10. The Napoleon of Notting Hill, by G. K. Chesterton

    May 2013:

  11. Darwin in Malibu, a play by Crispin Whittell
  12. another quote from the Pickles comic strip, by Brian Crane
  13. Topical chain: Pyramids
  14. the collection Some Remarks, by Neal Stephenson

    April 2013:

  15. the biography Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science, by Christoph Irmscher
    and a related passage in The Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin
  16. another quote from the Pickles comic strip, by Brian Crane
  17. another quote from a column by George Will
  18. another quote from a column by Robert M. Sapolsky
  19. another quote from a column by Steve Chapman
  20. The Place of the Lion, by Charles Williams
  21. excerpts from a newpaper op-ed piece by John Patrick Egelhof
  22. a quote from Brian Wernicke

    November 2012:

  23. another quote from the comic strip One Big Happy, by Rick Detorie
  24. another newspaper column by James Lileks
  25. Topical chains: Anthropic principle and Anthropomorphism
  26. another quote from the comic strip Pearls Before Swine, by Stephan Pastis
  27. another quote from the comic strip The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee, by John Hambrock

    October 2012:

  28. an op-ed piece by Ahmed Tharwat
  29. another newspaper column by Thomas Friedman
  30. an op-ed piece by Andrew Fiala
  31. an op-ed piece by Robert Saxton
  32. another newspaper column by James Lileks
  33. an op-ed piece by Jack Davies
  34. another quote from Miss Manners (Judith Martin)

    September 2012:

  35. The Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin
  36. an op-ed piece by Stephen L. Carter
  37. interview with Richard Thompson, author of the comic strip Cul de Sac
  38. Descent of the Dove, by Charles Williams
  39. The Madman, by Kahlil Gibran
  40. Institutes of the Christian Religion, by John Calvin

    August 2012:

  41. an op-ed piece by David Banks

    July 2012 (start of a major catch-up):

  42. various editorial and op-ed pieces by:
  43. more quotes from comic strips:
  44. Topical chains: Embarrassment, [George] Santayana
  45. Bluebeard, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  46. Anansi Boys, by Neil Gaiman
  47. Jailbird, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  48. Zen Speaks: Shouts of Nothingness, by comic artist Tsai Chih Chung
  49. The Burial at Thebes, the Seamus Heaney translation of SophoclesAntigone
  50. The Plague of Doves, by Louise Erdrich
  51. Topical chain: Occam’s Razor
  52. more quotes from Hogfather, by Terry Pratchett
  53. A Tear at the Edge of Creation, by Marcelo Gleiser

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