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The Virtues of Youth

All the kids have always known / that the emperor wears no clothes / But they bow down to him anyway / It’s better than being alone – Arcade Fire in “Ready to Start” I remember a couple of years … Continue reading

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Narcissus and Goldmund

  I just finished reading Herman Hesse’s Narcissus and Goldmund, and found it to be one of the most engaging novels I’ve read since John Williams’ Stoner four or so years ago. It’s a story of two young men in medieval … Continue reading

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