There was one lobster left in the tank when I left the restaurant. I felt sorry for the lonesome crustacean, but sadder for its late companions whose carapaces lay empty on customers’ plates. 1,035 more words
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Extracts from a column by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times, August 14
What use could the humanities be in a digital age?
University students focusing on the humanities may end up, at least in their parents’ nightmares, as dog-walkers for those majoring in computer science. 320 more words
It was refreshing to find this article by Peter Singer, asking the same questions that have been troubled me for awhile. It is no secret that Chinese economic elite buys arts, wine, antiques and other interesting collectibles both for investment as well as a making a statement of belonging to a “highly cultured” social strata. 180 more words