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Ted Cruz & The Supreme Court

As I have said before on this website, Shakespeare was right on everything about which he spoke, and he offered innumerable principles of wisdom for bettering the world.  The...

The Origin of Atoms

The object of this study by Wake Forest University professor T. Gellar-Goad is the poem On the Nature of Things (De Rerum Natura) by Lucretius. It dates from around...

BEETHOVEN: A Life in Nine Pieces

Because genius is a divine attribute and not a human one, it is often the case that great geniuses have their humanity erased in the cultural worship which follow...

An Investigation of the Poetic Form

I hate the Academy. It seems full of myopic, well-read idiots who think that having a PhD after their names make them of a superior race. To my chagrin,...

Forming Humanity

It is 2020 and humanity is dead.  Or perhaps humanity is not dead, but it is lying like an ill-fitting costume in the closet of the 19th century: unused,...

The Hum of the World

“Caliban hears the hum of the world.” Lawrence Kramer, Professor of English and Music at Fordham University, has written a book about what Caliban was able to hear. What was...

Who the Hell is Melania Knauss?

The old adage that opposites attract does not apply in the case of Donald and Melania Trump. In fact, to allude to another well-known adage, two peas in a...

The Revenge of the Similacrum

Colin Burrow is fascinated how authors over the millennia have imitated one another. He explains why: “Imitation is an important concept because it is one which has never been...

Fictions of Certitude

“Quite a long, long time ago, when huge shadows were thrown upon the earth but their sources were unknown and men still wandered in rags upon the earth, there...


In this very personal look at the Roman god Jupiter, King of the Gods, Baylor University professor Julia Dyson Hejduk has given us in her new book the first...
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Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo

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World Premiere in Tucson

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