Gamer, maker, bad Quaker, librarian, market anarchist, manual curator. "Tothe" rhymes with "cloth."
Sector ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha
August 11, 2016
Rights and Non-Rights: A Simple Way to Distinguish the Two
Originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) with the following terms: "This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except for mat
He’s not entirely wrong.
Notwithstanding the bogus election fraud canard (Dominion Voting Systems has sued Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, so those two nutjobs are now free to present “evidence” in their defense), @cheah’s r
What Hive Engine tokens do I have interest in?
There is no question Hive Engine tokens (and SMTs if they get here) are a lot of fun and a fascinating gamification. I generally stay away from most of them but there are a few I actively use and have
Magic: The Gathering
Magic Monday: Throne of Eldraine Booster Pack
"Remember all the great heroes who were careful and never did anything risky? Me neither." -Sir Carah, the Bold (As quoted on the Thrill of Possibility card) I planned for this to be a weekl
Next Hive Power Up Day is February 1st 2021
The Hive Power Up Day (PUD) is taking place on the first day of every month and the second one of 2021 will occur in a few days, on February 1st. Since August 1st, HiveBuzz supports this initiative wh
A Skeptic's Read Through Marx: Part 2
I'm not sure how I will develop this series of posts. On the one hand, there is an urge to go through with a section-by-section commentary, but on the other hand, my time and your patience are both sc
Hive Book Club
Book Review: "The Moment of Tenderness"
Knowing I am fond of Madeleine L'Engle's writing, a local librarian suggested this book to me. It is a collection of her short stories, most of them written in the 1940s and 1950s, prior to the public
How do we honestly assess Trump's record?
Now that Joe Biden is officially ensconced in the Oval Orifice, it's time for an honest look at Trump's political record over the past four years. Of course, most on the "right" seem to see
The Swiss Army Knife
There are few objects more iconic than the Swiss Army knife. The blue scales on mine don't match the classic red or silver you probably imagine, but it is a genuine Victorinox. Pictured with it for re
A Skeptic's Read Through Marx: Part 1
Read the introduction to this series here. Book I, Part I, Chapter I, Section 1: Commodities Marx begins his magnum opus with an analysis of capital. After all, one can't discuss capitalism without co