Agree or Disagree (continued)

It is not just a simple question of standing up for one's own opinion, of having a liberal leaning or a conservative one, of caving in to peer pressure and group mentality. It's not as simple as that. The usual conceptions, easy delineations, well accepted categorizations are as helpful as they are damaging in our … Continue reading Agree or Disagree (continued)

About “In Xanadu”

It should have five stars, but most people only gave this book four stars. The reason is not difficult to guess--it's a bit heavy on rarely used terms to describe ancient ruins and garments of unfamiliar people. If it is not for the author's exceptional skills in writing, such a lengthy description of Middle East … Continue reading About “In Xanadu”