As we watch the devastation that wild fires have wreaked on California, we also are awed by the dedication and heroism of our firefighters. This video shows how performance artist Mike Israel expresses his admiration for their brethren of the New York City Fire Department. Unfortunately, unlike Brother Lowell, I have not yet learned how to post the video in the blog.
Political and social observations from two aspiring hedgehogs who love the Isaiah Berlin essay.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." --ArchilochusWhat Do We Mean by "Hedgehog," Anyway?
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence."
--John Adams, 'Argument in Defense of the Soldiers in the Boston Massacre Trials,' December 1770.
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