Monthly Archives: May 2013

Schools…What’s the Difference?

At some point one begins to wonder what the real difference is between the education offered at the prestigious $25,000+ per year private school and the conventional garden variety public school? Garden Variety Public School Prestigious Private School Or for … Continue reading

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History and Poetry II

In his Poetics, Aristotle asserts that the poet¬†does something that is actually more scientific than the historian.¬†This is rather a shock to us who live in a time whose intellectual fashion compels us to think just the reverse. Although not … Continue reading

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