Archive for November, 2008

New Coat of Paint

Posted November 29, 2008 By Dave Thomer

I’ve changed the WordPress theme that Not News uses in order to use a theme that’s compatible with the upgraded version of WordPress. Other than adding the Amazon widget to the sidebar I haven’t tweaked it yet, but I’m going to be tinkering over the next month or so. So please excuse any dust.

Blogging Dewey: Politics vs. Philosophy

Posted November 29, 2008 By Dave Thomer

I managed to get sucked into a discussion of pragmatism as it’s understood politically vs. how it’s understood philosophically. There are some things I want some time to chew on, especially regarding the political weakness of Dewey’s pragmatism. But it’s a pretty good discussion as it stands.

Best. Week. Ever.

Posted November 9, 2008 By Dave Thomer

I would just like to take a moment to review a recent seven-day period: Wednesday, October 29: The Philadelphia Phillies win the World Series at home, ending a 25-year drought for the city’s four major sports teams. Friday, October 31: I take my daughter trick-or-treating. She has chosen to go out as Princess Leia. This […]