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November 21, 2005
· Categorical Imperatives — Holiday Style ·
For always "on Thanksgiving Day," as Wilbur Nesbit writes, "the heart will find the pathway home," and mine leads Wednesday afternoon on I-5, south, toward Los Angeles.
In light of Ghostly Veterans-Day Reading Tips and without a chance of posting Thursday, I've thought to compile some posts I've long seen at YGS under a broader category, Holidays. Although it's not imperative that you read them all, you might get a larger sense of my spirited, stylish aims by trying.
In any case, wherever you might find yourself a home, do have a Happy Thanksgiving.Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)
November 11, 2005
· Ghostly Veterans-Day Reading Tips ·
Two great-souled men of philosophy and literature, Francis Bacon and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, today seem apt in their own spirited thoughts on book reading and what I'd call adult-level literacy.
You might consider such souls as reminding us anew of our own duties, to get on with life while simultaneously finding meaning — especially on this day — in the full face of death.
It's the triple groundwork — don't you think? — of freedom, of democracy, and, perhaps, of happiness itself.Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)
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