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Wise Words: George Santayana

There are books in which the footnotes or comments scrawled by some reader’s hand in the margin are more interesting than the text. The world is one of these books.


191: The Philosophy of Santayana by George Santayana

191: Santayana, George. The Philosophy of Santayana: Selections from the Works of George Santayana. US: Modern Library, 1936. 595 pp.

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The Power Of Art By George Santayana

Not human art, but living gods alone
Can fashion beauties that by changing live,–
Her buds to spring, his fruits to autumn give,
To earth her fountains in her heart of stone; 104 more words


This is new! This is original!

For the last few months, whenever I have thought that I have a decently interesting idea to write about, I’ve almost immediately countered that thought with something like, “Well, that’s pretty much just a recapitulation of what someone else has already said, and chances are, they’ve articulated it better than I ever could.” 610 more words

Haunting Images: Remembering Tiananmen 25 Years On

Editor’s Note: While The Millenary is a luxury title and the subject matter at hand seems a little divorced from our core ethos, the truth is, intellect and knowledge are fast becoming rare and thus, a luxury in itself.  286 more words