Monthly Archives: May 2018

A Picayune Fight With Kuhn?

Hey buddy, can you paradigm?  I’d be hard-pressed to think of anyone involved in science, social science, or the history of science who doesn’t have an opinion about the significance of Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, and the term … Continue reading

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Yeshiva University’s Nemesis is Gone

Philip Roth’s life has always been a strange contradiction between fact and fiction, but this much is certifiably true: he died of congestive heart failure at a Manhattan hospital last night.  Word spread quickly, and his Wikipedia entry was immediately … Continue reading

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Hasidim, But Who Are They?

There’s an interesting Facebook page for The Lake House Hotel, an establishment in Woodridge, NY that features an unusual array of photos one of which is a group of Hasidim presumably bidding farewell to the Sabbath. That reminded me of … Continue reading

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Asperger’s Uncertain Legacy

Two years ago I blogged about Lebensborn, the institutional facility designed to breed Hitler’s master Aryan race from childhood.  The flip side of that was an institutional effort to weed out “undesirable” children within Nazi societies, featured in a new … Continue reading

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NJ State Gymnastic Finals

… to our grand-twins, Ayelet & Leora, on qualifying for Regionals based on their performance Friday morning at NJ States competition in Freehold, NJ.  We’re very proud of their dedication, as each year the judges up the ante making it … Continue reading

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