Daily Archives: February 24, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 7: Day and Night

Earth Seen from Moon By Project Apollo Archive (AS11-44-6555) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons *** DAY AND NIGHT *** Souls can move freely Anywhere they want only During daylight hours *** During hours of night Souls cannot climb higher They … Continue reading

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NOTES on M. J. Herskovits (1895-1963): An Ethical Relativist

Melville Jean Herskovits is an anthropologist who was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in 1895, and who died in 1963. He believed in cultural relativism; that is, he believed that good and bad, right and wrong, are relative according to the … Continue reading

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