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Now let God arise, and his enemies shall be scattered Read the rest of this entry »
“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche
This “good city” is depicted as being governed by philosopher-kings; disinterested persons who rule not for their personal enjoyment but for the good of the city-state (Polis) – Socrates
If we factored in every possible worst case scenario, nothing would get built. What engineers look for is consensus from the seismologists and we don’t get that.
Masanori Hamada, a Waseda University engineering professor. (Bloomberg)
The ingénue ( /ˈænʒənuː/) is a stock character in literature, film, and a role type in the theatre; generally a girl or a young woman who is endearingly innocent and wholesome. Ingenue may also refer to a new young actress or one typecast in such roles. The term comes from the French adjective ingénu meaning “ingenuous” or innocent, virtuous, and candid. The term may also imply a lack of sophistication and cunning. Read the rest of this entry »