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Embedded in our Own Thoughts, Part 2

Embedded thinking, part 2

We are naturally embedded in our own thinking because thinking…at least in the West…is inherently linear.  But it is possible for those steeped in this “linear-thinking” to find the courage to “step back” a bit from that comfortable cognitive grasp of his world and in so doing find that his world view is finite but nevertheless valid.  650 altre parole

Religion And Spirituality

Happy Birthday, Goethe

On August 28, 1999, I returned to San Diego State University. This time I would not be teaching English as a Second Language at an attached international school,  but really teaching university classes in composition to native speakers. 1.038 altre parole

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'Thesis of the Month' goes to Joanna Raisbeck, University of Oxford!

Moving on from Nina Schmidt’s post on illness/disability studies last month, I’d like to return to more traditional forms of scholarship, and indeed to a period not seen on the WiGS blog since Ellen Pilsworth’s… 564 altre parole


In the words of... Goethe

and one more for the  day  (that really made me laugh)

Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

⊂✿✿⊃ Quotes

A Thing of Beauty...

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever,” so said Mary Poppins. Well, she borrowed that line from John Keats who wrote a poem about “A thing of beauty…” Many nights I get the privilege to drive by the ocean. 548 altre parole


“Choose well. Your choice is brief, and yet endless.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe