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Gig review: Bellowhead @ Cambridge Corn Exchange

Review for Slate the Disco

Photograph courtesy of Richard Etteridge Photography

As musical relationships go, then the one between Bellowhead and the city of Cambridge is a pretty well established one. 810 more words

Music

Parshat Toldot: Hunting the Blessing; A Lesson in Waiting

For a printable PDF version click here: Parshat Toldot- Hunting the Blessing a lesson in waiting 5775

Introduction

Every year, I contemplate what message to convey to my children about the stories in this week’s parsha.   4,840 more words

The Doublet as a Technique for Making Philosophy Tangible

The beginning and the root of all good is the pleasure of the stomach. – Epicurus

I’m in the process of reading Les Epicuriens, a French-language Epicurean Bible which includes pretty much all the ancient writings in one volume with commentaries, and introduces the reader to Francophone commentators and researchers of the tradition that I was unfamiliar with.

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Humanism

Ethical hedonism

When most people think of hedonism, they think of a bunch of irresponsible dumbasses who don’t care about anything and just want to laugh their asses off and get drunk all day. 130 more words

Commentary

Interstellar - Scientism - No Gods. Just Man.

Man. Conqueror of nature. Subjugator of species. Master of all he sees. Welcome to Interstellar, where Man is the measure of all things. Interstellar has been in development for a while now and it has the credentials of a blockbuster. 4,341 more words

Film