After I wrote the below note, I thought about it some more and decided I wanted to see what other people thought about the topic, as well. So I posted it on Metafilter, where hopefully there will be some discussion of the issue.
Neil Howe and William Strauss have written a series of books (really, the same book rehashed three times, but who’s counting?) on generational cycles — Generations, 13th Gen, and The Fourth Turning. In the first and third of these books, they discuss at length their theory that we are due for a “fourth turning” in…
More fallout from 9/11: Major League Baseball is implementing new security policies.
Osama bin Laden’s family in Dubai don’t think much of him, either. I guess he’s the “black sheep” of the bin Laden clan. They have expressed their sorrow over Tuesday’s attacks, and they condemn violence and terrorism.
AskOxford.com is a new website by the folks who bring you the Oxford English Dictionary. Articles, puzzles, quotes, and a Word of the Day. Today’s word: thurifer: a person carrying a censer, or thurible, of burning incense during religious ceremonies.