Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Dictionary of Angels by Gustav Davidson

A Dictionary of Angels Including the Fallen Angels by Gustav Davidson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This dictionary attempts to list all the angels named in authoritative sources, along with what is known of their functions and relationships. I … Continue reading

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The Republic by Plato

The Republic by Plato My rating: 4 of 5 stars This early effort to deal with the deepest problems of civilized man sets the agenda for all subsequent discussion. Knowing this to be one of the most important literary works … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Sky? by Peter Barnes

Who Owns the Sky?: Our Common Assets And The Future Of Capitalism by Peter Barnes My rating: 4 of 5 stars A short, vigorous, and persuasive argument for saving Earth from global warming by converting the atmosphere into a legally … Continue reading

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Pulp Fiction: cesspool enchantment

The first time I saw the movie Pulp Fiction, probably in the late 1990s, I thought, “Ugh—thank god I don’t have to watch that again.” In programming the 1990s section of my History of Cinema Festival I left Pulp Fiction … Continue reading

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