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Happy Twentieth: Pale Blue Dot

This month, the Menoeceus Blog published an entry on Epicurean Extremes, and I published the piece “For the ARE Gods …” about Epicurean theology, finished a blog series in celebration of the Epicurean poet Horace, had the great pleasure of reading a book by … Continue reading

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Horace: Miscellaneous Quotes

When we consider our own faults, we accidentally blind our eyes with a smear of ointment, but viewing our friends’ we’re as keen-eyed as eagles Justice was created out of the fear of injustice. Nature doesn’t, can’t, distinguish between right … Continue reading

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Review of The 100

I do not usually write pop culture reviews, but the post-apocalyptic sci-fi series The 100 is so well written, and so full of intriguing plot-twists and solid characters, that it deserves its own place in my blog. The story starts … Continue reading

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RJB VIII: A Humanist Commentary on the Passion Narrative

Render Unto Caesar … Curiously, one of the most frequently cited secular proverbs comes to us from the Gospel, and from the lips of Jesus of Nazareth himself: Render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s, and render unto God what is God’s. Jesus believed in the … Continue reading

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Counted number of pulses only is given to us of a variegated, dramatic life. How may we see in them all that is to seen in them by the finest senses? How shall we pass most swiftly from point to … Continue reading

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The Panama Papers and the Crisis of Capitalism

Originally posted on Sarvodaya:
The Panama Papers are a collection of 11.5 million leaked legal documents spanning over four decades — amounting to an incredible 2.6 terabytes of  data — that contain details on on over 214,000 offshore companies and their shareholders and directors —…

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