Daily Archives: February 16, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 4: Belacqua

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** BELACQUA *** Lazy Belacqua Did not pursue good with zeal One of the slothful *** NOTE: The unrepentant slothful are in the Inferno. Dante was afraid that Belacqua, his lazy friend, was in the Inferno, but … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Birthdays Anecdotes

John F. Kennedy (Public Domain, via Wiki Commons) In 1962, Marilyn Monroe sang “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy in a breathless, sexy voice. Afterward, President Kennedy said, “Thank you. I can now retire from politics after having had … Continue reading

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NOTES on Viktor Frankl (1905-1997): Logotherapy

Viktor Frankl (1905-1997) is famous as the author of Man’s Search for Meaning, which consists of two parts: The first part is a short autobiographical account of his years spent in German concentration camps during World War II, while the … Continue reading

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