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“No other method exists for acquiring knowledge about the human heart than the study of history coupled with experience of life, in such a way that the two throw light upon each other.
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Lest there be any doubt, the summer of 2017 was characterized by a string of disasters, tragedies, calamities, and almost apocalyptic events. Against such a grim backdrop of lost lives and destroyed homes it can come off as rather crass, privileged, or even uncaring, to dwell on other occurrences. 2,184 more words
The family - that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.
One of my favorite quotes from Dodie Smith.
I had a great weekend to say the least. I spent enough time at home and in my own bed to rejuvenate. 595 more words
In 1946, Lewis Mumford penned an article in The Saturday Review of Literature under the none-too-subtle title “Gentlemen: You are Mad!” Over the course of two pages Mumford denounced as “madmen” those who were dreaming of researching, building, and perhaps using atomic weaponry. 1,880 more words
Of the various characters who populate our computer dominated society, one of the most curious sorts is the “early adopter.” These are the figures found sprinting headlong to the frontier of technological advancement eagerly purchasing, signing up for, and excitedly embracing whatever manner of new doodad they find there. 1,704 more words