Way back at the genesis of this blog (3 years ago :O ) Dave and I discussed a few of the books we wanted or didn’t want to read. 947 more words
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Willa Cather’s professor Godfrey St. Peter revisits his personhood and his story in a season of reflectivity. When his son-in-law invites him on a summer trip to Europe, his desire to recapture time and space for himself compels him to decline the offer. 176 more words
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I don’t myself think much of science as a phase of human development. It has given us a lot of ingenious toys; they take our attention away from the real problems, of course, and since the problems are insoluble, I suppose we ought to be grateful for distraction.