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Essays on current affairs, business, investing, economics and politics can be found in this section.  Think in the Morning has no particular incite into any of these areas.  We write what we are inspired to write.  Read at your own risk.

New Paul McHugh Book Event

New Paul McHugh Book Event

  Think in the Morning friend and author Paul McHugh is coming to Mendocino's Gallery Bookshop. I hope to see you there next week to listen to Paul read from his new book."Author Paul Mchugh, a Mendocino alumnus, shall join an Authors Showcase at The Gallery Bookshop...

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Blog Post Index

Blog Post Index

[Click on BLUE links to access any blog from the list]Napkin Art Gallery LINKBlog Posts in Alphabetical Order 4 Reviews For Behind The Locked Door86’dA Bit of An ItchA Dog in the FightA Doodle A DayA Few Comments About the Old Sea Gull Cellar BarA Few Things I Learned...

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This I Believe

This I Believe

   “Alice laughed. 'There's no use trying,' she said. 'One can't believe impossible things.' I daresay you haven't had much practice,' said the Queen. 'When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible...

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Double Sevens

Double Sevens

  With a little luck I will turn double sevens in a few months. Seven is a magical number. The Catholic Church considers seven the age when a child’s capacity to reason is sufficient to allow that child to receive communion. For me it was a bit different. It was the...

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Kelley House Sea Gull Cellar Bar Napkin Art Show

Kelley House Sea Gull Cellar Bar Napkin Art Show

  Napkin Art Show at the Kelley House in Mendocino, Think in the Morning has donated all our original napkins to the Kelley House for safekeeping so that future generations may have a look when they wish. On April 15th Kelley House will sponsor a napkin art event with...

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State of the Union – Updated

State of the Union – Updated

  Tonight I will listen to the State of the Union Address (SOTU)  as I have done almost every year since the 1950s. George Washington gave the first such address on January 8, 1790. The U.S. Constitution requires that the President "from time to time" report on the...

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In A Way, Pangloss Was Right

In A Way, Pangloss Was Right

  “If this is the best of all possible worlds, what are the others like!”  Candide Pangloss was the silly old philosopher (a stand in for Leibniz) that Voltaire poked fun at in his classic story Candide. I read Candide years ago and continue to learn from and enjoy it...

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Here We Go Again

Here We Go Again

 Here we are once again up against the dreaded debt ceiling. What is it? It’s a self-imposed limit on the amount the U.S. government can borrow that allows politicians to play Russian roulette with the American people. It is a stupid idea because it prevents the...

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Do Humans Have Souls?

Do Humans Have Souls?

  In a recent post Think in the Morning reviewed a new book by physicist Sabine Hossenfelder (Existential Physics). In this Big Think video Hossenfelder discusses what human beings are and whether they have...

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Crypto Klepto

Crypto Klepto

 A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking real money.                         Senator Everett Dirksen Beware, this is a LOUD song. Not our type but the lyrics were irresistible in this discussion of the FTX...

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When To Stop

When To Stop

  You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.  William Blake  You are in your hotel room and hear sounds from the room next door. “Oh my God!” she says. “Don’t stop. Don’t stop. Oh God, oh God, oh God! Keep going! Don’t stop!” The walls...

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