Harvey Weinstein and the Common Knowledge Game

It was no great secret that Weinstein was and is a serial rapist. Apparently everyone in Hollywood was familiar with the stories. It was ubiquitous private knowledge, and pretty darn ubiquitous public knowledge. I mean, if you’re making jokes about it on 30 Rock, it’s not exactly a state secret.

But there was never a Missionary.

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Cat’s Cradle

“No wonder kids grow up crazy. A cat’s cradle is nothing but a bunch of X’s between somebody’s hands, and little kids look and look and look at all those X’s . . .”“And?”“No damn cat, and no damn cradle.” The Fourteenth Book is entitled, “What Can a Thoughtful Man Hope for Mankind on Earth, …

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