Sailing to Byzantium"...O sages standing in God’s holy fire As in the gold mosaic of a wall, Come from the holy fire, perne in a gyre, And be the singing-masters of my soul. Consume my heart away; sick with desire And fastened to a dying animal It knows not what it is; and gather me Into the artifice of eternity..." -W.B. Yeats
Monthly Archives: December 2009
An interesting conversation was taking place here in the comment section regarding the origin and objectivity of morality. Given the length of that conversation, I decided to move it over to here and bring it out of the response/comment section … Continue reading
One Solitary Life Here is a man who was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant woman. He grew up in another village. He worked in a carpenter shop until He was thirty and then for three … Continue reading
I mentioned the paper on Darwin and evolution that Conor Cunningham submitted at a previous conference. He has since put together a BBC documentary developing the subject even further, which has since been picked up by ABC. Certainly worth a … Continue reading
I wish I had the time in January to go to this conference. Looks good.