Janet Asimov

Posts by Janet Asimov (page 3)

Lessons in Humility (Part Three)

Disasters that are mainly our own fault should certainly result in humility, if not plenty of humiliation. Regrettably, the all too usual response to... Read More

Lessons in Humility (Part Two)

Lessons in humility ought to be learned from disasters, especially those that involve the possibility or certainty of killing us. Given the history and... Read More

Lessons in Humility (Part One)

I was going to name this article "Disaster, Part One" but on careful, that is, embarrassed consideration, I decided that I should rename. After... Read More

Three Books on My Mind

I have just read—well, more or less—three recent books that will weigh heavily on my mind if I don’t write about them. First, I... Read More

The Dead Body Problem

As a practicing curmudgeon, I now take a deep breath and type feverishly that I am NOT going to write about there being too... Read More