Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Vacation on the sea with 4 Cs and more? IV – c – Hope and Fear

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) was a Frenchmen who spent time in the U. S. in the mid 1800s.  His observations on the U. S. Culture and democracy were published in a classic two-volume work – Democracy in America.  He was, among other … Continue reading

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A Vacation on the sea with 4 “C”s and more? IV -b

A few years ago, the company I was working for decided to move its headquarters from Tulsa to Bakersfield, CA.  I didn’t want to make that move, but I could work until the move was completed.  By then I would be old enough … Continue reading

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A Vacation on the sea with 4 Cs and more? IV – a

In case it is not obvious by now, the 4 Cs are Cruise, Capitols, Capitalism, and Communism.  To that we are about to add Cognitive Comments.  But first, a couple of clarifications in terms that we will use.  I prefer … Continue reading

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A Vacation on the sea with 4 Cs and more? III

In the earlier installments of this story, we covered the nature of the trip and the ports of call with a little history of each.  We had guides in each Capitol city (all women except for the brief return drive through … Continue reading

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