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Of Pride, Falling, and Rising

“Pride cometh before the fall.”

That was the comment a family member made to me when I was reminiscing with someone else about my youth and the times shared with a dead person at his funeral. 1.115 kata lagi


Cosma Raimondi and Educational Videos

A piece on Cosma Raimondi, who wrote in 1429 a treatise in defense of Epicurus and of pleasure, and a page with educational videos… 11 kata lagi


An Ambiguous Shade of Something Else

Photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe from 1983 to circa 1986

“Robert was not a literal person.
Everything he saw was an ambiguous shade of something else. 355 kata lagi


The Silent Battle

I remember a few years ago my Husband and I were sitting down to lunch at a restaurant we frequented, to all others it would look like a normal scene; two people sitting down to eat, talking quietly amongst each other. 220 kata lagi


In Defense of Excellence

In the name of equality, there exists in contemporary humankind the impulse to descend to the depths of darkness and therein dwell. Harshness, poverty and tragedy have been with all cultures across time, and as such, many noble souls have sought – with varying degrees of success – to overturn regimes, policies and general attitudes by bearing light where darkness once reigned. 822 kata lagi

Greek Philosophy – the Movies

Reblogged from The Book of Life. Philosophy begins in the Ancient World where it is immediately thought of as a highly practical discipline close to what we would nowadays think of as psychotherapy. 62 kata lagi