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The “Law of Service” and Other Findings in Hermann Hesse’s “Journey to the East”

This is the law propounded by “Leo,” the “servant” to “H.H.” in the short novel, The Journey to the East, by Hermann Hesse. (It should be noted that “Leo” is loved by animals, as well as by his fellow humans). … Continue reading

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Charity

I promised myself to write a blog about two books I have begun to read in tandem: The Perennial Philosophy, by Aldous Huxley, and The Varieties of Religious Experience, by William James. What cheek. What hubris! I now realize how … Continue reading

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