Daily Archives: May 2, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 22: LOVE KINDLES LOVE

Source: Frontispiece from John Dryden, et al., The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis: And of Aulus Persius Flaccus, 4th ed. (London, 1711). *** LOVE KINDLES LOVE *** This always happens — Clearly seen and virtuous Love will kindle love *** NOTE: Earlier, … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Alcohol Anecdotes

Kingsley Amis enjoyed drinking alcohol a lot, and he drank a lot of alcohol. He even wrote three books about alcohol: On Drink, Everyday Drinking, and How’s Your Glass? He once attended a stand-up (not dinner) party at which he was … Continue reading

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NOTES on Curt John Ducasse (1881-1969): The Question “Are We Immortal?” is Still Open

Curt John Ducasse (1881-1969) is a philosopher who believed that it is possible that we are immortal. In his essay, “Is Life After Death Possible?”, published in the Forester Lecture Series, Vol. 2(Berkeley: University of California Press, 1948), he doesn’t … Continue reading

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