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A Gorgeous View of the Thames from the Tate Modern

An English professor colleague (and friend) sent me a gorgeous image that he took this afternoon from the Members’ Lounge of the Tate Modern. He’s teaching a semester in London:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               . The English professor’s name is Charles Hood and he … Continue reading

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Mental Health Break

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Mental Health Break

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Determined or Free?: Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh’s Mother, Amadeus’s Salieri, and Sartre’s Orestes

In two places in Part 2 of the Epic of Gilgamesh, Shamash, the Sun God, and father of the Mesopotamian pantheon of gods, is described as one who puts desires in the hearts of men and women. Here is Gilgamesh, … Continue reading

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