Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 1: Cato the Younger

Source: Wiki Commons (Public Domain) *** CATO THE CENSOR *** Virtuous old man Pagan doing work of God Virtuous pagan *** NOTE: Cato the Younger is a pagan who is doing God’s work on the Mountain of Purgatory. He exemplifies … Continue reading

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Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 1: Four Cardinal Virtues

https://pixabay.com/en/creation-adam-eve-religion-47473/ *** FOUR CARDINAL VIRTUES *** Dante sees four stars The four cardinal virtues Adam saw them clearly *** NOTE: Dante sees the four stars that the first man, Adam, saw clearly, and no man since him has ever seen … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Alcohol Anecdotes

Oskar Schindler (Wiki Commons; Public Domain) Oskar Schindler saved over 1,000 Jews from the Holocaust. He hired Jews to work in his factories, assuring the Nazis that the Jews were skilled workers, although they often were not, and he paid … Continue reading

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NOTES on David Hume (1711-1776): Skeptical Doubts

David Hume — Source: Allan Ramsay [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons David Hume (1711-1776) is Scotland’s greatest philosopher. As such, he is in the tradition of the great British Empiricists, who include John Locke (1632-1704) and George Berkeley (1685-1753). As an … Continue reading

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