Dear readers, That last post went up before it was actually finished. (In fact, one person “Liked” it before then, which I consider especially brave, and appreciate very much.) Now it’s got all… Continue reading
Yesterday the Times published an opinion piece by professor Justin P. McBrayer entitled “Why Our Children Don’t Think There Are Moral Facts.” Like many similar pieces of modern philosophy, it begins with a debate between Professor… Continue reading
Dear readers, It has come to my attention that French people are obsessed with Pamela Druckerman. “She is so interested in us,” says one French person, who knows a lot of other French people.… Continue reading
It began as a consumer survey at the Connecticut Post Mall on September 20, 2014. Even now, we are still putting the pieces together, but some facts are not disputed by any of the… Continue reading
If, like me, you watched Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life, you probably came to same conclusion I did: all humans are descended from apes, and before that, from dinosaurs. In order to make… Continue reading
TONY WILSON: “Welcome to the Wheel of Fortune. There it is, the wheel that, throughout the centuries, has been used as a symbol for the vicissitudes of life. Boethius himself, in his great… Continue reading
Emma Becciu, a devoted and erudite reader of Dante (in the original), has responded to my first Dante post in typically brilliant fashion, here.