Category Archives: History

Knowledge

“Knowledge itself is unknowable.” —from Plato’s dialogue The Theaetetus “All men naturally reach out for knowledge.” —Aristotle “Knowledge itself is power.” —Roger Bacon An Oration I Today I will tell you a story about how we traveled through time, discovering … Continue reading

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Darkness and Light: Exploring the Limits of the Human Soul, in Two Books

The books are: “Heart of Darkness,” by Joseph Conrad; and, “Death Comes for the Archbishop,” by Willa Cather. Among other parallel attributes, the two novels show us the geopolitical forces of the times and places of their narration.  “Heart…” is … Continue reading

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