I'm not convinced of everything asserted by Richard Weaver in Ideas Have Consequences, but it was still an exceptional book. Very thought provoking and full of useful ideas and insights, indeed. I'll excerpt a bit more from it, but you (yes, you too) really ought to read it for yourself. Some of it is a … Continue reading A mixed bag.
Day: April 10, 2007
"And yet I am unmoved."
Great line from a great movie. I watched Pride and Prejudice this weekend with my wife. I really enjoy the story and it was nice to finally get a chance to see the BBC version. It was, originally, a miniseries and now is a five hour movie over two DVDs. We didn't watch it in … Continue reading "And yet I am unmoved."
A pleasant sounding word.
I'm not familiar with the tree, so I'm not sure if it is pleasant, but if it were as pleasant as it sounds, then it is pleasant indeed.acacia1. Bot. A genus of Leguminous shrubs or trees, of the Mimosa tribe, found in the warmer regions of the Old World; several species of which yield Gum … Continue reading A pleasant sounding word.