Monthly Archives: November 2017

Happy Twentieth! – “The Uncuttables”

Happy 20th to Epicureans everywhere! Recently, a friend referred us to the BBC documentary Life and Death in Herculaneum–which I recommend to all interested in life in and around the villa of the papyri. Another Earth-like exoplanet was recently discovered, … Continue reading

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Philosophy Is For Everyone!

Today is World Philosophy Day. WPD has been celebrated since 2005, when UNESCO institutionalized it. We read on its webpage: By celebrating World Philosophy Day each year, on the third Thursday of November, UNESCO underlines the enduring value of philosophy … Continue reading

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Terror in New York: it’s what you get when you play the Green Card Lottery

The unplanned life is not worth living. – Norman DeWitt The word lottery is typically auspicious. It usually means that someone who was poor or average suddenly has the chance to become rich, or win a prize. But yesterday we learned that an … Continue reading

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