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June 2015

The Winding Stair: Francis Bacon, His Rise and Fall by Daphne du Maurier

Sunflowers by Sheramy Bundrick

The Blue Lantern by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette

The Awakening by Kate Chopin… 37 more words


SDD: Speeches and Deeds Disorder Pt. 1

A little known human malady: Speeches and Deeds Disorder (SDD)

Today, I’d like to sketch a case for a universal, trans-historical human trait–arguably part of our nature. 1,265 more words

Political Philosophy

Hans Christian Andersen's "A Rose from Homer's Grave"

ALL the songs of the east speak of the love of the nightingale for the rose in the silent starlight night. The winged songster serenades the fragrant flowers. 481 more words

The Prince Of Prophecy

Words Crush Wednesday - The Homeric Version

The quote for this week’s Words Crush Wednesday was homoerotic enough that even in classical times some people looked at it and said “what’s that doing there?”  Seriously.   171 more words

Greek Mythology

Book XVIII of the Iliad: Examining the Shield of Achilles

In Book XVIII of the Iliad, Achilles is distraught. Patroclus has been killed by Hector, and the armor of Achilles has been stripped and stolen by Hector. 401 more words


Numericable-SFR Bids To Acquire Bouygues Telecom For $11.4 Billion As French Telecom Market Consolidates

Numericable acquired France’s second biggest telecom company SFR just last year, but the new telecom giant is back on the acquisition market. This time, its target is Bouygues Telecom, the waning third telecom company. 292 more words