Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 2: WAITING

https://pixabay.com/en/people-city-crowd-group-line-long-2943111/ *** WAITING *** If you make God wait — perhaps by converting late — God will make you wait *** NOTE: Dante’s friend Casella died months ago, but he is only now arriving on the Mountain of Purgatory. He … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Audience Anecdotes

Martha Graham and Bertram Ross in “Visionary Recital”, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1961 June 27. Library of Congress: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/van.5a52055 Early in Martha Graham’s career as a pioneer of modern dance, some people had no idea what to make of … Continue reading

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NOTES on John Rawls (1921-2002): A Theory of Justice

Distributive justice is concerned with the distribution of goods in a society. For example, how much of a safety net should there be for the poor? Should people be allowed to become as rich as their talents and luck can … Continue reading

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