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Chawles and the Cormorants by A. Conan Doyle, M.B., C.M.

Chawles and the Cormorants by A. Conan Doyle, M.B., C.M.

With these impedimenta carefully corded up in a strong deal box I felt myself equal to any photographic emergency...

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A Sound All of Its Own

A Sound All of Its Own

Blow Out contains premonitions galore about where conspiratorial thinking, and the technology that encourages it, ultimately leads us...

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Owen Flanagan thinks that metaphysics must be continuous with our best science…

Owen Flanagan thinks that metaphysics must be continuous with our best science…

This conception of meaning-seeking motivates his modern adaptation of Buddhism, his pluralistic ethics, and his cross-cultural approach...

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Consider Their Claw Walk

Consider Their Claw Walk

Aristotle was rarely puzzled, but even he had to admit that lobsters were weird...

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‘How fortunate we were to leave when we did’

‘How fortunate we were to leave when we did’

I was six years old when the Soviets invaded Afghanistan. Overnight, Kabul was transformed from a bustling city to a silent prison yard...

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Ludwig Wittgenstein arranges books

Ludwig Wittgenstein arranges books

The difficulty in philosophy is to say no more than we know...

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You could adopt a few rescue rats that are retiring…

You could adopt a few rescue rats that are retiring…

Cultivate plants that attract and support pollinators...

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From

From

Some cosmologists believe a previous, cold dark empty universe like the one which lies in our far future could have been the source of our very own Big Bang...

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What’s Eating

What’s Eating

All life seems to be like wine, in that one always wants more; but unlike wine, in that one cannot quit it. Writing in particular seems to be a lot like wine. It’s good, it’s bad...

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Enjoy a Goya

Enjoy a Goya

Goya’s first big opportunity as an artist came in 1772...

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Happy New Year, Coral!

Happy New Year, Coral!

Even though reefs got knocked down, they got back up again...

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Literature Direct Publishing

Literature Direct Publishing

Unlike the ancient Odyssey or the modernist Ulysses, the epic work that is Amazon delivers immediate gratification to all customers...

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Call Back Yesterday

Call Back Yesterday

The eternalist understanding of time allows for time travel to be possible...

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Soviets vs. Nazis

Soviets vs. Nazis

More than seven decades have passed since the end of World War II and what was once part of lived communal knowledge has gradually fallen away...

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“It was like a great trashy novel had come to life”

“It was like a great trashy novel had come to life”

She had everything she could possibly want. And then the police announced that she and her lover-boy nephew were cold-blooded killers...

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