Published June 28, 2020 in Warp & Woof Writer’s Block Where Am I Going, Anyway? William Sundwick I can’t seem to focus these days. Is it Coronavirus quarantine fatigue? Or, is it a much deeper philosophical crisis? I must ask myself: what kept me going writing in Warp & Woof, for nearly three-and-a-half years, thatContinue reading “Writer’s Block”
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Warp & Woof, v.1.3
Published September 28, 2019 in Warp & Woof Warp & Woof v.1.3 Welcome to Warp & Woof, a blog from William Sundwick. Its purpose is to share with its readers some ways to navigate the philosophical, moral and aesthetic dimensions of life. It is not a scholarly blog, but the author hopes that his ownContinue reading “Warp & Woof, v.1.3”
Warp & Woof, v.1.2
Published August 3, 2018 in Warp & Woof Warp & Woof v.1.2 Welcome to Warp & Woof, a blog from William Sundwick. Its purpose is to share with its readers some ways to navigate the philosophical, moral and aesthetic dimensions of life. It is not a scholarly blog, but the author hopes that his ownContinue reading “Warp & Woof, v.1.2”
Cognitive Revolution to Homo Deus
Published March 8, 2018 in Warp & Woof Cognitive Revolution to Homo Deus Yuval Harari’s View of History William Sundwick Inspired by Jared Diamond’s 1997 best seller Guns, Germs, and Steel, 35-year-old Israeli history professor Yuval Noah Hararipublished his first book, Sapiens, a brief history of Humankind (2011 in Hebrew, English edition 2014). He,Continue reading “Cognitive Revolution to Homo Deus”
The Russian Bear and 21st Century Geopolitics
Published May 26, 2017 in Warp & Woof The Russian Bear and 21stCentury Geopolitics William Sundwick Many of us are old enough to remember a mid-century exposure to national security, and the “way the world worked,” reinforced not just by the competition with the Soviet Union (“The Communists”), but also by our understanding of WorldContinue reading “The Russian Bear and 21st Century Geopolitics”
Two Links from Vox
Here’s an edited transcript from Ezra Klein’s interview of Yuval Harari … Another channel opens for The Resistance … courts and state AGs will be battle ground
Link from The Guardian
Heard Yuval Harari interviewed on Ezra Klein’s podcast — at least his “Sapiens” needs to be on my reading list!
Link from Vox
McMasters has a very Clausewitzian view of strategy. It may still be a bit harsh; but, at least it has a firmer grounding in history than the world view of the totally unhinged Bannon!
Microagression on display in CNN panel …
Good example of microagression, from DK post Be afraid, be very afraid. Do NOT acquiesce in the comfortable position that “it will all work itself out.” History proves otherwise!
Warp and Woof: Welcome!
Welcome to Warp & Woof, a blog by William Sundwick. It is in the public domain. Free for all. Its purpose is to help its readers negotiate their lives and their futures … in the philosophical, moral and aesthetic realms. It is not scholarly, and neither is it overtly religious. Its author, however, has comeContinue reading “Warp and Woof: Welcome!”