This blog is coming to you from me on an airplane. I'm traveling to Waco, Texas, to attend the fifth Michael Oakeshott Association Conference, which this year also explores the thought of Voegelin and Strauss. Yes, I know: self-parody alert. But on the airplane I just found out they have in-flight wifi. So here I am, thousands of feet up in the air, broadcasting live to anyone with a modem anywhere on the planet.

Yep: this new millennium has its moments.

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