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Chaucerin–Metaphysics on His Sleeve

I have been retired fifteen plus years now. So I have much time to catch up on history and such. Eleven volumes in their The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant offer all the history impossible for me to read … Continue reading

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More quotes of interest from my reading

From The Reformation by Will Durant “…men prefer the assurance of dogma to the diffidence of reason.” P4 “Our instincts were formed during a thousand centuries of insecurity and the chase; their once necessary vigor exceeds present social need; they … Continue reading

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