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Acherusia

Cerberus et Furiae iam vero et lucis egestas,
Tartarus horriferos eructans faucibus aestus!
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qui neque sunt usquam nec possunt esse profecto.
sed metus in vita poenarum pro male factis… 270 more words

How to Dehumanize Culture

One modern conversation is whether one day computers will take over the human race. Certain modern philosophers and other technological giants who are currently influential to society such as Tesla, Stephen Hawking, and others, have warned of this potential. 725 more words

Philosophy

The Redundancy Liberator

 Do you ever feel like life is redundant? I can’t be the only one right? Get up, eat breakfast, go to work, do the same thing at work that you did yesterday, come home, make dinner, play with the kids, get the gang in bed, and then you do it all over again. 896 more words

Philosophy

CUNY

This year, I had the opportunity to travel to NYC to present at the CUNY Graduate Center funded by the University at Buffalo. My talk was titled… 54 more words

Latin

Power, power, power: it’s all familiar, and tiresome, postmodern schtick . . .

The case of Stephen Greenblatt by Bruce Bawer in the New Criterion. H/T Stephen Hicks.

Cultural Studies is an intellectual and scholarly disaster. And its spiritual father is Stephen Greenblatt.

Philosophical Literature

I Open a Book...

I open a book. The words breathe serenity into my being –

“Handful of dust, you stagger me—
I did not dream the world was so full of the dead, 910 more words