Daily Archives: April 28, 2016

Between Scylla And Charybdis

In the Greek tales of the heroic age, like those of Jason and the Argonauts or the Odyssey, poets used to exaggerate the admittedly serious dangers of certain paths by having their heroes thread the narrow course between two disastrous … Continue reading

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We Used To Be Mad Love

I am often amused by the politics that I see around me; I am less amused by political aspects of my own life. At work, for example, a couple of the executives who work near me have had some bad … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lincoln And His Generals

Lincoln And His Generals, by T. Harry Williams This book, one of quite a few spoken of my my local congregational pastor [1], is one of many books about Abraham Lincoln that have been written over the years, and like … Continue reading

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