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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Kathryn Schulz’s Mythologizing.

26-Oct-15

I have found a useful shortcut for dealing with intellectual debate, and since it has saved me time, I will pass it on to you: whenever two or three people write something on the internet in praise of person x for doing such-and-such a thing, know that the person in question was doing precisely the […]

Soul/Self/Meaning.

09-Oct-15

This probably says a bit too much too quickly for those who don’t speak this language, but the following set of paragraphs impressed me as deeply true: In his book, Myths, Gods, Heroes, and Saviors, Leonard Baillas writes, “The supreme achievement of the self is to find an insight that connects together the events, dreams, […]

The Latin Speakers of West Virginia.

05-Oct-15

I have some trepidation about putting this piece up online, because I have worked hard on it, over a period of years, and Rusticatio has in that time become a large part of my life, and I’ve wanted to do it some justice in print. ¬†Sitting on it for years meant that I could just […]

At Home.

05-Oct-15