Latin Proverbs: N

  Nemo nisi per amicitiam cognoscitur No one learns except by friendship The literal translation of this proverb is awkward and misleading. If we think of...

Seven More Sonnets

The first bunch can be found here. These were written in rapid succession.   I. Those for whom dreams are a welcome refuge And the silence of sleep...

Latin Proverbs: M

The Kanizsa Triangle, an illustration of Gestalt psycology in action.Malum quidem nullum esse sine aliquo bono. There is no evil without some good. This proverb should...

Thoughts on Meaning

Wheat StacksIt is natural to long for something long gone. It is just as natural to want a feeling or experience to last longer...

Amphibians Through the Ages: Why Frogs Matter

Originally published on Radical Science News Authors: Lydia Fucsko and Adam Alonzi Amphibian derives from the Greek words 'amphi' (double) and 'bios' (life) – and their unique...

The Stoics: Excerpts from Epictetus, Seneca, and Marcus Aurelius

"Say thus to thyself every morning: today I may have to deal with some intermeddler in other men's affairs, with an ungrateful man; an...