Cast adrift in a Brave New World of fake news and alternative facts? I grew up with them. Long ago on a planet far away (the twentieth century in Philadelphia), I had a friend whose father was a member of the John Birch Society. My father, in contrast, ...
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Cast adrift in a Brave New World of fake news and alternative facts? I grew up with them. Long ago on a planet far away (the twentieth century in Philadelphia), I had a friend whose father was a member of the John Birch Society. My father, in contrast, was a dyed-red-in-the-wool leftist. We agreed that [...]
     
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It sounded like a good idea at the time to this boomer single. A direct invitation to an actual event from an online dating contact, instead of hours virtually chatting and not even sharing an actual cup of coffee in real time. A birthday party on a Friday evening for the owner of a restaurant [...]
     
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