Daily Archives: August 29, 2018

Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 21: SATURN

https://pixabay.com/en/planet-saturn-saturn-s-rings-67672/ *** SATURN *** Temperance planet Planet of moderation The mean between extremes *** NOTE:One should not be temperate in some things. One is Love. Unconditional Love is not temperate. However, even though Beatrice’s beauty is not temperate — she … Continue reading

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https://pixabay.com/en/sculpture-constantine-york-history-70620/ *** MOTIVES AND CONSEQUENCES *** Bad consequences Donation of Constantine But a good motive *** NOTE: The Emperor Constantine moved the capital of the Roman Empire east to Constantinople in 330 CE. This left the Popes in charge of … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Alcohol Anecdotes

The Doubner Maggid once ate dinner at the house of a wealthy man, who urged him to drink. The Maggid drank one glass of wine, and the wealthy man asked him to drink another, which the Maggid did, despite protesting, … Continue reading

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