How Exercise Can Kill You

I am still in a bit of shock and disbelief that I am writing this blog. I have been a sport and exercise junkie for over 60 years, and I have lately discovered the new sport science that says I, and countless others who have done the same, may have been harming ourselves by training too hard for too long.
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Can Democracy Be Moral?

This is a slightly edited version of a previously published essay I wrote in the last century (!) of the same title. I have been thinking a lot lately of the distinction that seems to have been lost between a democracy conceived as a corporate body of individuals devoted to the good of all, and a democracy conceived as a collection, or an aggregate of individuals concerned mostly for their own good. More on this theme to come…

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