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Like a Snake in Springtime …

“The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.” — Friedrich Nietzsche Spring, that season of new growth, is generally greeted with joy. And … Continue reading

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Reptiles of the Mind!

Whoa —-  I’ve heard of snakes in the grass, bats in the belfry, bees in the bonnet — but William Blake, prophetic 18th-century English poet, artist, and mystic, has added a new, and thought-provoking, creature to the catalog: The man … Continue reading

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