- “I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.” –Flannery O’Connor
- Antonio Vantaggiato: Roberto, I suspect you are quite right! Kipling, ah!
- Roberto Bouret: Love your line about how we have become “allergic to difficulty” !
- Roberto Bouret: I do not have an answer to your questions, either. I do believe, however, that one must read, and not...
- Antonio Vantaggiato: Hey Jim, thanks! Mine is too low-res, but as soon as I get a good dvd…
- jimgroom: Inspired, fine, fine choice for a GIF. I also love this one from Raiders: http://giphy.com/gifs/india...
Tag Archives: books
We were younger and very much under the spell-illusion that we were changing the world. I read Foucault’s Pendulum and I loved that book that mixed the Knights Templar and Rosicrucian with conspiracies with truths and falsehoods. And I laughed … Continue reading
Just finished the latest Milan Kundera novel, The Festival of Insignificance. So I found, appropriately enough, a Flickr photo titled This insignificance is unbearable. flickr photo shared by kainet under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license Here, I am … Continue reading
Some time ago, Open Culture published an account of the famed collection of the supposed “greatest” books on which to construct a cultured education. It originated at Harvard in 1909: Compiled by Harvard’s president Charles W. Eliot and called at … Continue reading
Internet and the Digital world are great, no doubt. Sometimes, though, we are confronted with the thin line that borders the realms of the virtual and the earthly. I was discussing with my daughter about the issues around the printed … Continue reading