Daily Archives: February 11, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 3: Manfred

https://pixabay.com/en/woman-man-human-silhouette-die-2676570/ *** MANFRED *** Manfred’s soul is saved In the last moment of life He repented fully *** NOTE: Manfred wants Dante to take good news to his — Manfred’s — daughter: He has been saved. Most people would think … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Autographs and Inscriptions Anecdotes

Source of Photo: By JudyBlume2009.jpg: Carl Lender[1] of Flickr.com derivative work: Solid State Survivor (JudyBlume2009.jpg) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Judy Blume’s first book was The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo. At her very first … Continue reading

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Three Confucian Theories of Human Nature

Confucius https://pixabay.com/en/confucius-statue-chinese-sculpture-547152/ Mencius (371-circa 289 B.C.E.), Xun Zi (flourished 298-238 B.C.E.), and Dong Zhongshu (circa 179-circa 104 B.C.E.): Three Confucian Theories of Human Nature A topic that interested ancient Chinese philosophers was human nature. Is there such a thing as … Continue reading

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