Hometown: Paducah KY
September 6, 2011
No introduction yet
I'm not just a Progressive, I have been an FDR New Deal Liberal since before I voted for him. Representative Hasegawa is an excellent salesman who gave only one side and the group seemed a bit gullible to an old man like me who has lived a lot of history.
Sir Edward George, this is Paul Nguyen who was mistaken for spamming your email last night with suspicious links. I sincerely apologize for the incident, and I am working on figuring out who hacked into my account and did all this. Best regards,
hi Ed... maybe I'll see you in Bellevue. thanks.
For the next meeting, you can use any copy of Plato's "Meno," which should be in the KC Library or a used books store, etc. Longer term, the Great Conversations 4 anthology is at Amazon online; they have a new book for $25, shipping $4:
http://www.amazon.com/Great-Conversat.... The Great Books Foundation also sells it for $25, but you have to pay sales tax and $4.50 shipping.
Good to hear from you! I'll look into Pink's book. Do you consider yourself right or left brain dominant, or a balance between them? I thought your teacher's advice was excellent, and would be well taken by journalists today - it seems to me the quality of journalism continues to decline, with notable exceptions. On Oct 5 we'll have our first Great Books discussion of the season, at Bellevue City Hall, on Plato's "Meno." It should be interesting.
Ed, that was TMI.
I'm glad you like them, Ed. Unfortunately, we just found out that the Bellevue Library is closing all its meeting rooms for a year, starting in September, while they construct more parking. So Bill and I decided that next month will be our last Great Ideas discussion for a while. Hope to see you in August. - Sally