Day: January 19, 2010

More on Youtube, Russell, whackjobs

Following up on that earlier Russell finding on Youtube, I see that there’s a veritable treasure trove of Russell stuff on there. For instance, I quite like the little TVO presentation on the Three Passions Of Bertrand Russell, or getting to listen to Russell debate the existence of God with a Jesuit philosophy scholar1, or even seeing Walter Cronkite report… Read more →

Her Eyes Alone Are A 500 Page Novel

“The real voyage of discovery consists of not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” If I am recalling correctly, that’s a Proust line. I’ve always liked that formulation–it ties into both what I think one of the main points of travel is1, and into that Zen-ish notion of trying to always come to things with new eyes,… Read more →

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