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“What seems natural to us is probably just something familiar in a long tradition that has forgotten the unfamiliar source from which it arose. And yet this unfamiliar source once struck man as strange and caused him to think and to wonder.”
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To borrow a line for Sara Bareilles, “Blank stares at blank pages, no easy way to say this”.
I’m still on vacation for a couple of days yet, and, although I try hard to stay out of the fray when I’m away, sometimes it simply isn’t possible. 1,574 more words
“The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.”
— Samuel Butler
Words to ponder this weekend as our president threatens nuclear war with North Korea and thanks Vladimir Putin for expelling our diplomats from Russia (yes, even on vacation, I can’t avoid the news).18 more words