Quote Of The Day: 08/28/2015

In human life, time is but an instant, and the substance of it a flux, and the perception dull, and the composition of the whole body subject to putrefaction, and the soul a whirl, and fortune hard to divine, and fame a thing devoid of certainty.

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The Attraction to the Divine Unknown

“I find it relevant to quote here a formulation devised by Dio of Prusa (‘Dio Chrysostom’), a Greek thinker who lived in a period straddling the first and the second centuries CE.

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Greek Myth

7 in 7 Readathon - Wrap Up

Here’s what I read during last week’s readathon. I didn’t complete the one challenge by a long shot – completing 7 things. But I did manage to read more during this week than the rest of july combined, so I’m not going to beat myself up about it. 413 more words

To Read / Wrap Up

Oi Daimones - Editoriale primo

Questo blog intende avere la valenza di una rivista, di un giornale studentesco per così dire. Non intendendo “studentesco” nel senso che lo lega al movimento studentesco ma semplicemente perché tutti gli autori saranno, a vario titolo,  294 more words


Ōedo Line: Daimon

Daimon (the great gate)

The Great Gate refers to the huge gate marking the beginning of the 参道 sandō main approach to a temple or shrine. 955 more words

Japanese History

Review -- Daimon by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Book title: Daimon
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Series: Covenant, #0.5
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Release date: May 2011
Format: Paperback, 62 pages… 504 more words

Book Reviews