The lure of chronological snobbery is an almost invincible force which overwhelms us all. Each of us hopes to excel our own pasts and, thus, to excel the generations which gave us birth. 910 more words
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President Signs Deal To Stop Rogue Nation From Acquiring Nuclear Weapons...In 1994: Guess How That Turned Out?
Isn’t it ironic how parallel “two of the greatest presidents in history” have become?
The defiant nation was determined to acquire nuclear weapons. The world was on edge. 359 more words
In his book, “Three Philosophical Poets: Lucretius, Dante, Goethe”, George Santayana envisioned a future day when the ancient, medieval and modern wisdom traditions of Lucretius the Naturalistic poet, Dante the Spiritual poet, and Goethe the Romantic poet might be reconciled and integrated into an encompassing vision of reality. 434 more words