For far too many years I have been on a fool’s errand. I am reminded of the time in high school when I started working in the maintenance department at a local factory. My first assignment was to find a left handed monkey wrench. Of course there is no such thing, and the guys all … More What’s the Difference Between Consciousness and Experience?
It was 1940, and the Democratic Convention was about to pick their presidential candidates. Paul Block, a Pittsburgh newspaper publisher, knew he had dynamite. The “guru” letters. They were strange letters written by Henry A. Wallace, currently FDR’s popular Secretary of Agriculture, and rumored to be his choice for VP in the upcoming presidential election. … More The Guru Letters