Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Oral Tradition

Giambattista Vico identified two kinds of arrogance that prevent true understanding, the conceit of nations and the conceit of scholars.  Both are at work in the racist sign.  Every nation thinks it was first and that everything useful and civilized … Continue reading

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Getting started.

Sam Anthony and I have been contemplating how to get this blog started.  He wants to make sure that he doesn’t miss a trick.  So, this is, first and foremost, for his edification.  There is a memory in every posting.

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