individualism for the masses
December 12, 2006
I sent this Nest Heads comic to my traceur friend:
His reply: “That is marvelous. And a little terrifying — the old coot mandating meaning.”
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<>tinsel |ˈtinsəl|<>nouna form of decoration consisting of thin strips of shiny metal foil. • showy or superficial attractiveness or glamour : <>his taste for the tinsel of the art world.<> ORIGIN late Middle English (denoting fabric either interwoven with metallic thread or spangled): from Old French estincele ‘spark,’ or estinceler ‘to sparkle,’ based on Latin scintilla ‘a spark.’<>tree |trē|<>nouna woody perennial plant, typically having a single stem or trunk growing to a considerable height and bearing lateral branches at some distance <>bling-bling |ˈbli ng ˌbli ng |<>noun informalexpensive, ostentatious clothing and jewelry, or the wearing of them : behind the bling-bling: are diamonds worth it? ORIGIN 1990s: perhaps imitative of light reflecting off jewelry, or of jewelry clashing together.
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Father of Benjamin, husband of Nathalie, BK Marcus works from Charlottesville, Virginia, as a publishing consultant.
He is the former managing editor of Mises.org and the founder of Invisible Order.
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