WRITING: Pardigms and memes

Saturday, April 27, 2013

If paradigms are what I sense,

and meme are how I think of things,

then paradigms are how my body fools me,

and memes are how I fool myself.

After all what is reality?

But fools fooling everything and every one!

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TINFOILHAT: There’s more to Watergate than meets the eye

Saturday, April 27, 2013

http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/history/2013/04/robert_redford_watergate_documentary_all_the_president_s_men_revisited.html

Unanswered Questions About Watergate
There are many—why is no one asking them?
By Beverly Gage|Posted Monday, April 22, 2013, at 10:26 AM

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The effect is mildly ridiculous. All the same, Stein provides one of the film’s few hints that Watergate is not, even now, an entirely settled matter. With four decades’ perspective, there are still big political questions to ask: How did a Republican Party on the verge of collapse in 1974 surge back six years later to launch the Age of Reagan? How much of the scandal was really about Nixon and his paranoia, and how much was about a broader set of institutional and political rivalries? Did the reforms put in place after the scandal—on presidential power, on intelligence prerogatives—effectively constrain the executive branch? To what degree did Watergate, once seen as a great Democratic triumph, help to fuel a conservative anti-government backlash?

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What was concealed before this all came out?

Was this just a bureaucrat annoyed because he didn’t get the job?

Do we think this doesn’t go on all the time?

Argh!

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