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Writing As Aversion Therapy, Or Buddha Writer, Come Quick!

(from June ’09)

I am so discouraged with my writing right now that I’ve been wondering if writing isn’t a form of aversion therapy. 888 more words


A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.
-Finley Peter Dunne… 62 more words


Civilization in Context

George Santayana, Spanish-American philosopher, gave us the memorable quote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This sentiment is bandied about in our political discourse to disparage one’s opponents as short sighted or unable to see the larger picture. 555 more words