Tag Archives: Montaigne

Four Letter Words

An excerpt from Damn Yankee Buttons, a book of essays and short stories that I am working on: Montaigne wrote that “The genital activities of mankind are so natural . . . what have they done to make us never dare … Continue reading

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Four-Letter Words

An excerpt from my next book Damn Yankee Buttons “We will cease to be so angry once we cease to be so hopeful. – Alain de Botton, The Consolations of Philosophy   Alain de Botton’s take on Montaigne is worth … Continue reading

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CEREMONY STEERS THE SHIP THAT’S ALL SAIL AND NO BALLAST by Perry Mann

CEREMONY STEERS THE SHIP THAT’S ALL SAIL AND NO BALLAST When reading Virginia Woolf’s essay “Montaigne,” one stops to contemplate the following: “The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is … Continue reading

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