Monday, March 4, 2013


Joshua's Bioethics report today, on the dystopian vision of Lois Lowry's The Giver, was a bit alarmist. Science will not give us a monoculture, in fact it's probably our last best defense against a world of mindless conformism. (I admit, though, we do seem to be approaching a pills-for-every-occasion kind of world.) But this blast from the past, which he used to "set the mood," took me happily back to 1969. I was a sick kid in a Minneapolis hospital, cheered by an 8x10 autographed black & white glossy of Twins' outfielder Bobby Allison... and (perversely, morbidly?) by Zager & Evans:

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