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Starting a PhD!

True to form, the PA is starting a PhD to add to the long list of superfluous university qualifications gained over many years.

For the next few years I’ll be studying at the… 62 mais palavras

Abortion

What Makes a Musician "Good?"

In the early 2000s, my band was working out some new material, when the guitarist’s girlfriend came home. She plays flute. Of course, my mind started wandering about, with the idea of what the band might sound like with a flute, at least for a few songs. 1.930 mais palavras

Music

the point

do you have time to
stop and smell the roses
or admire the play of
the sun against the
clouds as it rises
or hear the birds… 18 mais palavras

Poetry

The Good Brahmin

Francois-Marie Voltaire

If I will trade a character in the story of good brahmin, I could say I would be an old woman even she is very poor and innocent this old woman has contentment in life as she believes in god vishnu and the sacred water of the Ganges in which to make her ablutions, she thought herself the happiest of woman.

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Philosophy

Beasts Bounding Through Time

Van Gogh writing his brother for paints
Hemingway testing his shotgun
Celine going broke as a doctor of medicine
the impossibility of being human
Villon expelled from Paris for being a thief… 151 mais palavras

Poet

9 Intriguing Pre-Socratic Philosophers

Socrates is such a monumental figure in Western philosophy that all of the great thinkers of ancient Greece that came before him have been lumped into a group known as the Pre-Socratics or, the guys before Socrates. 2.207 mais palavras

History/Geography

Me and Mithridates

It’s a cool Thursday night in July and I’m sitting at a bar in Quincy Market, slurping down raw oysters and a beer while I wait for my buddy… 1.425 mais palavras

Humor