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Impressionism, Love, etc.

by robert consoli / May 16, 2011 / 0 comments

In the last year or so we in the United States have been treated to two large shows of Impressionist and Pos


by robert consoli / May 15, 2011 / 0 comments


Television and Logic

by robert consoli / May 15, 2011 / 0 comments

Today we're going to learn about the post hoc ergo propter hoc fallacy.

Linear A and me

by robert consoli / May 14, 2011 / 0 comments

I watched a Secrets of the Dead show on public television last night (you can watch the whole thing "Sinking Atlantis" at: video dot pbs dot org slash video slash 1204753806) and although some interesting points were made I was disappointed in the generally irresponsible thesis that the eruption of the Thera volcano caused the destruction of Minoan civilization (with a not-so-friendly assist from the Achaean Greeks). For reasons which I'll go into in my next post this just isn't correct but my attention was caught by something else.

I (heart) the French

by robert consoli / May 13, 2011 / 0 comments

I have to give vent to an un-American thought.