Monthly Archives: June 2006

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Epictetus, again: It is for you then, to look to the faculties you possess, and considering them to say, “Zeus, send me what trial thou wilt; for I have endowments and resources, given me by thee, to bring myself honor … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Here’s a shoutout to all you low-self-esteem types, from good ol’ Epictetus: “If a man could only take to heart this judgement, as he ought, that we are all, before anything else, children of God and that God is the … Continue reading

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WHICH IS MOST WORRISOME?

Which of the following things should be a cause for alarm? (feel free to pick more than one) That I spent the afternoon watching Spinal Tap? That I became obsessed over identifying the soccer jersey worn by Harry Shearer in … Continue reading

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HMMMM…..

You know, I’ve occasionally thought about being a private home-school teacher; now that it seems like it’s becoming a trend, it may be time to take action. I read this in the NY Times today: In what is an elite … Continue reading

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