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78: Governance

Friends,

We are on the cusp of a new government forming here in America–a week from tomorrow! Many of us are worried about the unavoidable arrival of that moment because we are not  convinced that those who are accepting their new podiums and duties have the best interests of the country and the well-being of its citizens, … 1,795 more words

John Ruskin

Bergen Assembly September Program

The second edition of the Bergen Assembly triennial is a year-long program that weaves together a net of both established and improvised cultural institutions, each of them presenting exhibitions over the course of 12 months. 571 more words

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77: Spirit in the Night

All,

A dear friend, one deeply disappointed–as am I, as are many caring others whom we know and love–in the outcome of the recent election here in America, well aware of my love of Mr. 728 more words

John Ruskin

70: The Mathematical Necessity of Happiness

As our last post and, indeed, the daily state of this rounding planet suggests, there is always the tumult. To counter which, there are, of course, Wordsworth’s famous and wonderful lines, written 1802 (and published in 1807): 826 more words

John Ruskin

66: The Laws of Life/The Laws of Death

Friends,

This is not normally a “current events” site. What Ruskin has to share with us, as I hope our previous posts have made clear, transcends almost all those things that come, catch our consciousness, and then vanish out of our daily experience. 859 more words

John Ruskin