Monthly Archives: March 2016

Parable of the Sower Book Review

“I’ll get to a place where water doesn’t cost more than food and where work brings a salary” I have not read dystopian science fiction in some time. I chose to read Parable of the Sower because the reviews had been … Continue reading

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Lucretius Against the Creationists

When they feign That gods have stablished all things but for man, They seem in all ways mightily to lapse From reason’s truth … in no wise the nature of the world For us was builded by a power divine- So great … Continue reading

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The Punctured Jar Parable

Divine Pleasure, the Guide of life, persuades mortality and leads it on that, through her artful blandishments of love, it propagate the generations still, lest humankind should perish. – Lucretius, De Rerum Natura II.172 I’ve been enjoying the pleasures of … Continue reading

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The Future of the Spanish Language in America and in Puerto Rico

The current visit by the King and Queen of Spain to Puerto Rico for the seventh Congress of the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language has gotten some media attention, focusing mainly on the importance of the Spanish language in … Continue reading

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Shakers & Doers Podcast

I recently had the pleasure of conversing with Tom Church for his Shakers & Doers Podcast. He had earlier posted a good review of my book in his blog, and also commented on the many notes he took while reading–which … Continue reading

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