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The Unexamined Life

According to Plato, Socrates said, at his trial for impiety and corrupting youth, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” I have examined my life. I do it all the time. However, it’s not a text-book example of an examination. … Continue reading

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Blasé and So-on…

I recently saw Daniel Day Lewis in Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln.”  It is a beautifully done motion picture and demonstrated how much effort was made by both Lincoln and others to pass the 13th Amendment, and how close it came to … Continue reading

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