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January 29, 2017

“Poetry of the Eastern Nations”

  • object: prove Eastern poetry is as good/worthy as European
  • Arabic: inspired by beauty of climate/landscape, simplicity of manners, leisure, naturally attuned to passions, strong/diverse language…
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Allegory Galley Queen of Hearts Design Challenge Reveal

Yesterday was the reveal for the Allegory Gallery Queen of Hearts Mystery Challenge.  Andrew Thornton and William Jones of Allegory Gallery host these fun challenges. 374 more words

Resolve In International Politics

Resolve In International Politics
By Joshua D. Kertzer
Princeton University Press – £29.95/$39.50

Desire, wish, will, are states of mind which everyone knows, and which no definition can make plainer. 618 more words

Current Affairs

Unequal Thailand

William J. Jones of Mahidol University International College in  Thailand has a review available of Unequal Thailand: Aspects of Income, Wealth and Power, edited by Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker, and… 229 more words

Allegory Gallery Mystery Challenge 3 Reveal

Today is the reveal for the Allegory Gallery Design Challege – Mystery Challenge 3 edition.  People really seem to like the mystery challenge kits where we don’t see any of the components prior to getting them.   792 more words

Inspired by Reading - The Silver Witch by Paula Brackston

I have two reveals today!  To see the reveal for the Allegory Gallery Design Challenge – Storm Cloud, click here.

Today is the reveal for the… 382 more words

William Jones

An experiment in nature, like a text in the Bible, is capable of different interpretations, according to the preconceptions of the interpreter.

— William Jones

Physiological Disquisitions (1781), 148.

Pragmatic.

Uncertainty