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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.

Our Mind Worm Problem

Our Mind Worm Problem

  The Sick RoseBY William Blake O Rose thou art sick. The invisible worm, That flies in the night In the howling storm:  Has found out thy bed Of crimson joy: And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy. Social media, artificial intelligence and virtual reality are...

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The Politics of Passion

The Politics of Passion

 Reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the passions and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them   David HumeThe best lack all conviction, while the worst   Are full of passionate intensity   William Butler Yeats Looking forward,...

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A Personal AI answers the Proust Questionnaire

A Personal AI answers the Proust Questionnaire

 The Proust Questionnaire has its origins in a parlor game popularized (though not devised) by Marcel Proust, the French essayist and novelist, who believed that, in answering these questions, an individual reveals his or her true nature. In this age of Artificial...

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AI Mania

AI Mania

It’s just a computer.To paraphrase Richard Quest:Just a computer? It all begins with a humble computer. Whether writing your first program or running big programs for those at the top, making their mark, closing deals around the clock. Every computer has power and...

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The Case For Brainstorming

The Case For Brainstorming

 "I just want to say, you know, can we all get along? Can we get along? Can we stop making it horrible for the older people and the kids?”                                Rodney King, 1992  I first met Hanley Norins in 1977 when I was rebuilding the Sea Gull Restaurant...

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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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