Thursday, February 1, 2007

... attacks on Jews hits record high...

Image from The Nuremberg Chronicle called "The Burning of the Jews", dated CCCXXv.

The Chronicle is probably the most sophisticated printed book published before the year 1500 because of its use of different graphic layouts that integrate text and image in more varied ways than anything that had previously been attempted.

Attacks on Britain's Jews have risen to the highest level since records began.
-- The Anti-Semitic Incidents Report 2006, compiled by the Community Security Trust (CST).

Monday, January 29, 2007

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, design a building, conn a ship, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve an equation, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.

Specialization is for insects.