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When Is It Over?

Recently, a colleague told me that he’d seen Paul McCartney’s tour. During our conversation, he pointed out that McCartney had put together a “really good Beatles’ cover band.” Which seemed somehow wrong to me. After all, is Paul McCartney covering the Beatles when he is doing a Beatles’ song that he wrote and sang and … Continue reading When Is It Over?

Thinking Makes It So

Imagine a famous painting. For the sake of simplicity, think the “Mona Lisa.” Now consider an artist. Exceedingly talented. Adept with brush and paint. A mastery at manipulating the latter with the former. A steady hand. A keen eye. And she paints, stroke for stroke, brush for brush, what is, visibly, the “Mona Lisa.” The … Continue reading Thinking Makes It So