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Rules for Humans

This is what happens when SHE doesn’t proofread and okay my posts! Bark Bark Bark! Just in case…I found a great hiding place under HER bed!

BAYL…from under HER bed!

On Geryon's Spiral Flight

As many of you may know, I teach Homer, Virgil, Sophocles and Plato to freshmen at a charter high school, and I spent the better part of two years ago recording the topics and questions considered during our seminars. 762 more words

Dante, Petrarch, Machiavelli, Pirandello: Remo Bodei in Melbourne

The philosopher Remo Bodei will be giving two talks in Melbourne in early March. Time, eternity, history: Dante, Petrarch, Machiavelli is the title of his talk (in English) at the I… 665 more words

Culture And Society

Dante' Purgatory: Canto 19 Retelling — Fifth Ledge — Avarice and Wastefulness

Chapter 19: Fifth Ledge — Avarice and Wastefulness (Purgatory)

Just before dawn, a time when dreams sometimes bring truth, Dante dreamed about a hag — a stutterer and stumbler, with crossed eyes, yellow skin, and hands deformed as if by arthritis. 1,720 more words

Medically Necessary...

SHE has had a tough time getting over this thing SHE calls the “Crud” and the only way SHE seems to get rest and sleep is if SHE sits in our favorite chair because every time SHE lays down in HER big comfy bed…SHE starts coughing. 20 more words