Archive for April, 2016

Freeman Dyson

« 24 April 2016 | 0:34 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

My view of the prevalence of doom-and-gloom in Cambridge is that it is a result of the English class system. In England there were always two sharply opposed middle classes, the academic middle class and the commercial middle class. In the nineteenth century, the academic middle class won the battle for power and status. As […]

Princess Elizabeth

« 21 April 2016 | 22:14 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

I declare before you all that my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong. But I shall not have strength to carry out this resolution alone unless you join in it with me, as I […]