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Friday Philosophy In Whispers...

When you want to write a blog post on silence (oxymoronic, I know) it is hard to come up with a “catchy” title. :) I’ve been thinking about peace and quiet lately – perhaps because my children are on their Spring Holiday – and wanted to share some quotable quotes on the topic of silence. 108 more words

Life

A Francis Bacon Quote Translated for Texting-Obsessed Students

A number of librarians, teachers, and professors read this blog and today’s post is for them. Especially if they work with unmotivated students. I stumbled across a fascinating quote by sixteenth century philosopher Francis Bacon this morning. 1,038 more words

Psychology

The last sentence

This can be the last sentence if it’s easier for you.

Be specific, though – as specific as possible.

But if the first sentence is enough, why push it.

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Hiroshi Sugimoto, Francis Bacon, and How my Portraits Came About

My photographic portraits were originally inspired by Hiroshi Sugimoto. I saw a series he did in which he photographed historical figures made of wax. I had been wanting to do portraits for some time but didn’t have the resources to do so in the way I had in mind. 543 more words