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Charlemagne & Restoring Education

“We are concerned to restore with diligent zeal the workshops of knowledge which through the negligence of our ancestors have been well-nigh deserted. We invite others by our example, as much as lies with in our power, to learn to practice the liberal arts.” 6 more words

belonging is a given

“In the light of the sun – on the 3D surface of a planet – in the ‘real’ air and scene – separateness makes sense. In other realms, separateness is a thin illusion – a choice – a conscious choice! 30 more words


on the magnanimity of philologists

The part from Auerbach that I should have quoted in the last post, and that informs my latest – my perpetual – attempt to figure out what it is I should be doing: 360 more words

Improving the Situation

It is easy to complain and criticize when the status quo is, shall we say, less than optimal.  We talk and criticize and even write up formal solutions in articles and blog posts.  143 more words

Ethics of the wolf

A review of The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death, and Happiness by Mark Rowlands: Pegasus Books, 2009.

In his mid-twenties, Mark Rowlands purchased a wolf cub.   1,695 more words