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The “Demon Irony”


Classical Literature as an Antidote to Modern Thought  When the movie Les Misérables came out last year, my wife and I went to see it with several of our adult children, none of whom are fans of musicals. I don’t know how this happened. My daughter was the only one who would even consent to sit down […]

Logic is Human: Literature is Angelic


Both “A” and “not A” cannot be true at the same time and in the same respect. Napoleon was the emperor of France or he was not; water is made of two hydrogen molecules and an oxygen molecule or it is not—in each case, both things cannot be true at the same time in the […]

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