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Since I'm doing all this writing anyway...

I’ve decided to start adding my academic papers to my blog. It’s only been a couple of posts since I talked about returning to college, and now I’m only one semester away from getting my degree. 112 more words

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What can we learn from aphorisms?

What can we learn from aphorisms?

By Georgina Berry

We do not know what we want and yet we are responsible for what we are – that is fact. 692 more words

Literature

Heart-to-Heart Preaching

HEART-TO-HEART PREACHING:
BLESSED JOHN HENRY CARDINAL NEWMAN IN THE PULPIT

(Presented in Spring 2013 at the Seminar for Priests in Pembroke, MA.)

Dear Priest Friends and Brothers, … 349 more words

04 Fr. John McCloskey

This unsporting life

– Winston Smith

 

“Football, beer, and above all gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult.”
~ George Orwell, 1984…

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Oligarchs

Tono-Bungay!


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Picked up some “modern” literature today…

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WATERSPIDER BY PHILIP K. DICK

Recently I read a short story, Waterspider, by Philip K. Dick, which was part of a collection, The Minority Report and other classic stories.

The reason I write this piece is that, in past posts, I have threatened to write a piece about science fiction writers and how, through their imaginations, predicted science fact. 237 more words

OBSERVATIONS & OPINIONS