Will I ever sleep again?

If somebody had told me the screaming, crying, sleep-deprivation¬† and absolute overwhelming-ness of new motherhood wouldn’t last forever, I wouldn’t have, couldn’t have believed them. In fact, somebody did tell me, several somebodys. My delightfully practical mother remarked “How many teenagers do you see crying every time they get into a car?” Not many, I […]

Quantity has a quality all its own

“The general principle that quantity begets quality is a key tenet of the Marxist theory of dialectical materialism, as formulated by Marx and Engels, phrased as the law of the passage of quantitative changes into qualitative changes. This in turn is attributed to Hegel (Science of Logic), who in turn attributes it to Ancient Greek […]