Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus





If people did not sometimes do silly things,
nothing intelligent would ever get done.

-- Ludwig Wittgenstein


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Providence



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Nobody knows




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Sargent Shriver, 1915-2011

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One of the greatest lights of an entire generation





Sargent Shriver: A life of grace
By Colman McCarthy, Washington Post, January 18, 2011

It took only a walk with Sargent Shriver to learn how deeply loved and loving he was. Former Peace Corps volunteers, from the early days of the program that he began in 1961, or ones just back from stints in Third World outposts, would stop Sarge to thank him, embrace him and tell him stories about their life-changing service.

Countless others approached him on airport concourses, city sidewalks and elsewhere: people whose lives were changed because of the anti-poverty programs that Shriver started in the Johnson administration - Legal Services, Head Start, Job Corps, Community Action, VISTA, Upward Bound. Or the parents of children in Special Olympics, the program began by Shriver and his wife, Eunice, that revolutionized the way we treat those with mental disabilities. ...






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U.S. 101




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The star-launcher




Don Kirshner, Rock Producer and Promoter, Dies at 76
By Ben Sisario, New York Times - Arts Beat, January 18, 2011

Don Kirshner, who guided the course of Brill Building and bubblegum pop in the 1950s and ’60s as a music publisher and promoter, and later served as an Ed Sullivan for 1970s artists like Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd, Kiss and the Ramones with his weekly program “Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert” on television, died on Monday in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 76. The cause was heart failure. ...
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Undercover

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Oh, snap!

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Hotbod



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