Monthly Archives: July 2007

Does that embarrass you?

We, as a species, are big fans of veneer. No, not Vermeer. Although Girl with a Pearl Earring is a beautiful piece, I must admit. The enigmatic nature of her countenance, at times, rivals even that of the Mona Lisa. … Continue reading

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Bad is easy, good is difficult

Why, why, why is it so much easier to be bad than good? I think one of the primary reasons is that there are a wide variety of excuses for being bad (“I didn’t have time,” “I’ve been meaning to … Continue reading

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10,000 spam comments

A bit of an editorial note on a not-so-happy milestone. We officially launched More than a living roughly 8 months ago. Today, we have received our 10,000th spam comment. To put that in context, that’s: Roughly 27 to 1 for … Continue reading

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