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Silence

Two surprisingly similar takes on keeping silent, from very different authors in very different contexts. First Alan Watts on Wittgenstein, from his book with the beautiful title THE BOOK, specifically a footnote on page 135: Academic philosophy missed its golden … Continue reading

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Norwegian Wood

The ancient summer festival of Beltane occurred at the beginning of May; and St George’s Day was on 4 May until calendar reform moved it to its present date. So it seems an appropriate time to raise the question: Was … Continue reading

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