We should understand that one of the major reasons for government secrecy is to protect the government from its own population. In the Pentagon Papers, for example, there was one volume—the negotiations volume—which might have had a bearing on ongoing activities and Daniel Ellsberg withheld that. That came out a little bit later. If you look at the papers themselves, there are things Americans should have known that others did not want them to know. And as far as I can tell, from what I’ve seen here, pretty much the same is true. In fact, the current leaks are—what I’ve seen, at least—primarily interesting because of what they tell us about how the diplomatic service works.
A history of injustice and the greatest natural location for ground-based telescopes have long been at odds. Here’s how the healing begins.
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Humans are good visual thinkers, too, but we tend to privilege verbal thinking.
It’s nearly 20,000 miles long.