More Blogs - July 2013

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Intractable problems

Why do so many of the social issues we currently face appear to be intractable?I think one of the reasons is that many problems in our society are treated as having a very limited range of solutions — as being black and white, leaning left or right, offering a choice of yes or no, take it or leave it.  

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What’s private anymore?

The recent revelations that our government collects telephone records and intercepts Internet communications have led to a great hue and cry throughout the world. I don’t deny the revelations are shocking. But what’s shocking to me is that the programs have been revealed, not that they are taking place.

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