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Context is everything.

There are two kinds of light: the glow that illuminates and the glare that obscures. — James Thurber In the rush to parse statements and assign blame this weekend, it seems like we’re missing the point. This isn’t–or shouldn’t be–an attack on Mike Daisey’s art or his ability. What’s on the stage–and on the page, [...]
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Glow from Orphan Stars--"Generate More Light than all the Galaxies in Observable Universe" (Weekend Feature)

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (23 hours ago)

Using an experiment carried into space on a NASA suborbital rocket, astronomers at Caltech and their colleagues have detected a diffuse cosmic glow that appears to represent more light than that produced by known galaxies in the uni... Read Post

Intelligent LED Light Bulbs

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave (2 years ago)

“There are two kinds of light – the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures” – James Thurber With all due respect to the proverb, there is only one kind of light bulb – that which gives more light, consumes less energy, emi... Read Post

Strength is only part of fixing our busted relationships. We need good leadership too.

News : Slugger O'Toole (4 months ago)

James Thurber once observed “there are two kinds of light — the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.” In Northern Ireland, we have become accustomed to obscuring glare more than illuminating glow. Despite the historic a... Read Post


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