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What we usually consider as impossible are simply engineering problems — there’s no law of physics preventing them. After all, ‘we’ are an impossibility in an impossible universe. And to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd… And there, gloriously stood the Freedom Tower…

It wasn’t jealously. But something was displeasing Rita… No doubt, partly, because I had suddenly – almost rudely — ceased being solicitous on a Sunday afternoon she had been absorbing my attention. At least for the two-hours from the moment … Continue reading

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To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stoopid, you must also be well-mannered. And in Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles. So, how many more sons must die before the Israelis and Palestinians realize nobody wants them — and that’s why they should want each other.

I have buried a younger brother. And scores of friends and relatives. A father. Numerous enemies. And lots of secrets. And undoubtedly the sad day will all-too-soon arrive to bury my fragile younger son who miraculously has reached the age … Continue reading

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Linda was kicked out of her church. Petraeus was kicked down the road. Both for the same old tales of love and glory. In the end one man’s tale is nothing more than another woman’s tail. And we fools are left to wonder: What was it all for?

Over 50 years and 50 pounds ago she must have been a woman who spoke only one language — body. Put the pup in a man’s tent. And no one ever ‘squandered’ the time ‘sleeping’ with her. But eventually yearning … Continue reading

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