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The Last Gentleman

In this new century – well, almost new, as almost eight years of it have come and gone – it’s hard to figure out what to make of that concept that seems so early Victorian now, the gentleman.     Emerson … Continue reading

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Certainty as Involuntary Response and Complexity as Pompous Thoughtlessness

In the current political climate someone had to say it – we all seem convinced we’re right about politics, religion or science these days. Of course we are, we’re certain – and everyone disagrees. Perhaps it has always been so, … Continue reading

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