Tag Archives: King Lear

The mystery of things

From Shakespeare’s King Lear:   No, no, no, no! Come, let’s away to prison: We two alone will sing like birds i’ the cage: When thou dost ask me blessing, I’ll kneel down, And ask of thee forgiveness: so we’ll … Continue reading

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Scientism, Secular Humanism, Hubris

I am ever more troubled by the hubris displayed by politicians, government officials, academicians (who, for the most part, conspicuously carry the label “intellectual“) and, more recently, barons of large financial institutions, both public and private. I assert this hubris … Continue reading

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