A good novel can do all sorts of things—it can entertain us, move us, confound us, and even outrage us. Fiction certainly unleashes the imagination. But how is it supposed to shape us?
May 17 : How Words Work - From Noise to Meaning
Humans have an amazing capacity to communicate. By uttering sounds we are able to convey meaning to...
May 10 : Unconditional Love
According to Corinthians 13, “Love is patient, love is kind and envies no one.” But is love always...
I say, “Aristotle had a mole on his back.” I manage to refer to Aristotle, whom I never met, to put it mildly -- he lived very long ago and very far away. And I manage to get everyone else to think about Aristotle. Damn amazing.