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Quote by Voltaire on freedom

A quote by Voltaire on freedom is the topic of this blog post.

“Man is free at the moment he wishes to be.” Voltaire

“This is one of Voltaire’s most eloquent quotes that I know in my heart is true. 195 more words


Quotes 7/4/2015

Happy Fourth of July!!! Stay safe and have fun!!!

It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.



Remembering John Crowe Ransom

This distinguished thinker from Pulaski, Tennessee  was a poet, essayist, editor, and professor known for both depth and levity.

He is considered to be a founder of the… 540 more words

Humor In America


“Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices”

– Voltaire

“So, you must be Christopher. I have been looking forward to meeting you. 143 more words


The enigma of Frederick the Great

Berlin again. A little over a week after our return from Berlin, another coincidence: this time it’s a discussion about the life and significance of Frederick the Great… 1,713 more words


Reprint: Bete

Time to catch up with a few more pieces from my recent back catalogue. And I start with this review of Bete by Adam Roberts, which was published in Vector 279, Spring 2015. 1,038 more words


Voltaire . Belongings and Appreciations

Appreciation is a wonderful thing : It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.


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