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Harding, "Charity Law and the Liberal State"

This October, Cambridge University Press will release “Charity Law and the Liberal State” by Matthew Harding (University of Melbourne).  The publisher’s description follows: 101 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Jack London says:

“I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.”

Life Making Change

“For everything you have missed, you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain, you lose something else.”
(Emerson)

It’s been much weirder than usual around here lately. 706 more words

Why Can't You Be More Like Your Brother?

Somehow, people got the idea that they were supposed to be at a certain place at particular stages of life. When we started forming words by so many months or walking by whatever, the “norms” were thrown at our parents with high expectations. 1,241 more words

Life

In Keeping With Tradition

If you grew up in the US during the last half of the 20th century, you were brainwashed – er, educated about the first Thanksgiving, where English pilgrims arrived in 1620-something in what is now the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 1,006 more words

Society

The Brook Farm Experiment

Social experiments during the 19th Century were common throughout the world, particularly in Western Europe –

But nowhere could this trend be seen more clearly than in the United States. 1,110 more words