Archive for May, 2018

The fundamental tenet of peripatetic philosophy is this: the goal of life is to maximise happiness by living virtuously, fulfilling your own potential as a human, and engaging with others – family, friends and fellow citizens – in mutually beneficial activities. https://t.co/aIgHXY8U6s

May 31, 2018

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25 years of matrimony with my beloved “fellow bird”. This is the scroll, with wisdom from Wallace Stegner, Sharon & I shared with family & friends on our wedding day back in ‘93. It HAS been “everything”… https://t.co/VeMArjyzQ2

May 30, 2018

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@hemantmehta For Franklin Graham, godly=unprogressive. Speak for yourself, Rev… but if godless does mean progressive, we godless humanists accept the compliment.

May 28, 2018

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For Franklin Graham, godly=unprogressive. Speak for yourself, Rev… but if godless does mean progressive, we godless humanists accept the compliment.

May 28, 2018

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RT @hemantmehta: Evangelist Franklin Graham: “Progressive” Is Just “Another Word for Godless” https://t.co/QlZgSGCikh https://t.co/Tj3wasilM2

May 28, 2018

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“The humanistic philosophy of life, which flowered in Greece and which has blossomed again, is not the crude materialistic desire to eat, drink, and be merry. It is a spiritual joy in living & a confidence in the future, which makes this life a thing worthwhile.” Winterton Curtis

May 28, 2018

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“Evolution in America” coming to #MTSU https://t.co/JRn2q1u6YF

May 28, 2018

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“Deep, discipline-focused learning is simply a different goal than being adequately skilled to serve mercurial employers.” https://t.co/0nPh3A3HWI

May 27, 2018

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“I said to my teacher, who was the chaperone on the trip: ‘What can I do for a living and still read Thoreau?’ He said, ‘be a philosophy professor.’ Good teachers do change lives. https://t.co/onIqN1bcnd

May 25, 2018

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RT @nytimesbooks: “One might as well come out and say it: The death of Philip Roth marks, in its way, the end of a cultural era as definitively as the death of Pablo Picasso did in 1973.” — @DwightGarner https://t.co/JbCE4GPFnk

May 23, 2018

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