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The Triumph of Things

The first two stanzas of Whitman’s Song at Sunset came to mind while I walked my dogs under the trees lit by the setting sun last evening: Splendor of ended day, floating and filling me! Hour prophetic—hour resuming the past! … Continue reading

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Empathy: A Cure for Self-righteous Rage?

Empathetic capacity is one of man’s greatest gifts. Whatever its provenance, the ability to empathize is one of the central tools necessary for creative living. As a father, I am deeply concerned that we find ways to encourage the development … Continue reading

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