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A Word About Making Words…

I hadn’t planned to share my exploits so early, but sometimes necessity forces us to abandon our schedules, and move beyond them, for the purpose of clarification. About that war I mentioned in my previous post… Someone just now brought it to my attention—as if I hadn’t noticed—that there is a typographical error on the […]

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Foolish Thoughts, Silly Notions… About The Parthenon Marbles

It was recently reported that Greece returned a fragment of The Parthenon Marbles after a loan agreement with Italy, where it had been housed in a Palermo Museum, since its donation by the widow of a British diplomat in 1836. What is Greece thinking! Has its spirit buckled under the pressure of its economic crisis? […]