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Downton Abbey, now in its sixth and final season, has been a TV phenomenon, with audiences in more than 200 countries, including 160 million viewers in China. In the US it is the most popular PBS program ever, and, during the 2014-15 viewing year, it came out twentieth in popularity among all network and cable […]

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By Walter Cummins   Third in a series   Arobot killed a young contractor in a German Volkswagen production plant recently. While the worker was installing the stationary robot in its protective cage, the device suddenly struck out with a fatal blow. Apparently, this robot killing was the first of its kind in German manufacturing, with […]

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A general State education is a mere contrivance for molding people to be exactly like one another, and the mold in which it casts them is that which pleases the predominant power in the government, whether this be a monarch, a priesthood, an aristocracy, or the majority of the existing generation. — John Stuart Mill (1806–1873) For […]

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Last weekend a teacher friend of mine paraphrased, half jokingly and while laying on a deck by a lake, the idea of having children as a strategy to produce free labor. This is not a new idea, but it reminded me of an article that Zeteo published last spring. In “Parenting: Infinite Responsibility,” William Eaton describes different scenarios of this […]

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Last weekend a teacher friend of mine paraphrased, half jokingly and while laying on a deck by a lake, the idea of having children as a strategy to produce free labor. This is not a new idea, but it reminded me of an article that Zeteo published last spring. In “Parenting: Infinite Responsibility,” William Eaton describes different scenarios of this […]

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February 18, 2019

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Last weekend a teacher friend of mine paraphrased, half jokingly and while laying on a deck by a lake, the idea of having children as a strategy to produce free labor. This is not a new idea, but it reminded me of an article that Zeteo published last spring. In “Parenting: Infinite Responsibility,” William Eaton describes different scenarios of this […]

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July 26, 2018

A point of information... This book was translated as "A Fortnight in the Wilderness" and included as Appendix 2 in "Democracy In America: Historical-Critical Edition", edited by Eduardo Nolla. There this amazing text can be read in full. It is worth comparing the translation by James Schleifer to your own. In particular, the rendering of "désert" to "wilderness" is most intriguing.

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Last weekend a teacher friend of mine paraphrased, half jokingly and while laying on a deck by a lake, the idea of having children as a strategy to produce free labor. This is not a new idea, but it reminded me of an article that Zeteo published last spring. In “Parenting: Infinite Responsibility,” William Eaton describes different scenarios of this […]

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July 26, 2018

Thanks so much for this translation and excellent analysis.

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