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The Gift of Christmas

What if His life was the most critical turning point in human history? In the Book of Genesis (along about verses 16-?) God is speaking to Adam and Eve. He says something along the lines of “Go forth and populate … Continue reading

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Charlie Dog, Golondrinas, and the Impossibility of Ants: A Deep Study

“But Fred, ants have an entirely different kind of brain.” That’s not the answer. It’s the question.    The most amazing thing to me is the mind, imagination and vocabulary of Fred Reed. by Fred Reed via Fred on Everything … Continue reading

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Can Scientists Think? Euclid Cannot Explain a Hamburger

But why should it be necessary to ask such a luminously foolish question?… Because we live in luminously foolish times. Ain’t it the truth? As always, old Fred entertains. — jtl, 419 Fred On Everything Scurrilous Commentary by Fred Reed … Continue reading

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A Childhood in Athens: No Sign of Socrates, Though

by Fred Reed via Fred on Everything   It is common for aging men, worn by the long years of drink and skirt-chasing and strenuous dissolution in the fleshpots of Asia, or any available fleshpots, to remember their youth in … Continue reading

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Surrender in the Culture Wars. It All Over, Don´t it?

by Fred Reed via Fred on Everything How the hell did it happen? I lived, 1951 to 1956, aged six to eleven, in the Arlington suburbs of Washington and, ´56 to´57, in smalltown Athens, Alabama, and eighth grade through high … Continue reading

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