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Essential Recognition

If someone loses limbs, they’re still who they are. If major organs are replaced, they’re still basically them. So at what point do they stop being themselves? 338 more words

Thoughts

Busy Spectators, Oblivious to Hummingbirds

Busy Spectators, Oblivious to Hummingbirds

Dr. James J. S. Johnson

Purple-throated Carib Hummingbird (Wikipedia image)

So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.    

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Birds

Sport & moral life

A horse has won a horse race.

— Boring Tweeter (@b0ringtweets) 9 avril 2016

This is how I read most sports news: as a set of non-events that hardly merit a daily supplement in the papers.

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Intellectualising

CFP: Revue exPosition, N° 3: Le peintre, le tableau et son accrochage.

CFP: Revue exPosition, N° 3: Le peintre, le tableau et son accrochage
Deadline: Jan 2, 2017

Appel à contribution pour le dossier thématique du numéro 3 de la revue exPosition ( 785 more words

News And Events

"I Wasn't Called to _____."

5 “Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing. 212 more words

Blogging Advice from Mr. Spectator - The Spectator, No.124

Sometimes people think blogging is a waste of time, and that maybe I’m just a sad little history/literature geek at a laptop blogging things which nobody will read. 733 more words

Print Culture

Introducing the Coffeehouse Club: The Spectator, No. 1 & 2

On 1 March 1711 a new periodical appeared entitled The Spectator, written and edited by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele.

Addison and Steele were aristocrats who in their periodicals wished to comment upon the habits, follies, social… 1,979 more words

Print Culture