Presidential Inauguration

As I typed that, I realized that the word inaugurate must come from latin and refer to augury. Inauguro means to “approve based on the omens,” which usually refers to the flight of birds. This realization places the ceremony at hand in a slightly different light, the acceptance of Amherst College’s new president, Biddy Martin. […]

A Change

I’m splitting up this blog into two. This one will be pictures and stories from kayaking, climbing and school. There other will be the random bits of post-modernist cultural theory, technology, and transhumanism that I get excited about. It will be here. It will likely be less coherent. Also I’m going to try to use […]