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This is my blog, named for an old New York Lottery marketing slogan: "All you need is a dollar and a dream."

27 January 2018

Every Starship is a Lady

Every ship, whether it plies rivers, oceans, or deep space, is a lady and addressed as she by those sailing them. It might be sexist, but perhaps a sexist tradition can be put to nobler use if we get around to building starships.

19 January 2018

St. Judas Iscariot, Patron Saint of Traitors?

Why is Judas Iscariot vilified? Should he not be numbered among the first and greatest of saints? It doesn’t make sense.