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|Extending far beyond textual readings, she instead tells the stories of individual people, treating them with respect, but with a critical lens as well.|
|We may again learn, hence, what reason there is why we should love God more |
than ourselves: you cannot but know, this is a thing most strictly charged upon us,
and wherein we are upon no terms to be dispensed with ; eamely, that we are ...
|If it is not really possible to have knowledge of parts without knowledge of the |
whole of which they are parts, then Solon's remark will ... to the effect that we
should count no man happy until he is dead.2 Our lives become whole only when
we ourselves are no longer in a position to judge them. We cannot, therefore,
count ourselves happy any more than we can say of ourselves that we know
|We sometimes talk about how unhappy we are with ourselves when we are not at |
all; but it makes good conversation. We may be happy ... To use Levi-Strauss's
term, there is far more bricolage in life than our academic conceptions of it would
admit to. The main engine of ... We learn the languages of things in order to be —
in order to have a human existence in our understandings of things. We learn the
|We are moving deeper into ourselves, and so our souls are closer to and more |
infused with the goodness of True Nature. Being more deeply in touch with
ourselves just feels better than not being in touch. ... In the course of working on
ourselves, we learn in time that when we stay on the surface of ourselves, which
is to say ...
|We all matter and the way we feel matters much more than we know. We can |
never know all there is about ourselves, at least not in this lifetime. The more you
learn, the more you realize how much there is yet to learn, understand and grow.
|We attempt to fortify our lives by plundering the lives of others, and that means |
primarily weakening them by taking their ... in our head of our behavior and
measure ourselves against others to make sure they are not doing more than we
|Instead why not ship tiny embryos, in the care of a competent biologist who could |
grow them into people, cows, pigs ... Later we learn that Dr. Steward, who has
been working with modes of nonsexual reproduction also imagines creating ...
|All of us are different in important ways, and a skill a good friend must have is the |
ability to recognize those differences and be ... This is one reason we do not love
any two friends in exactly the same way. ... In friendship we learn that in order to
love and care for another we must see them as someone other than ourselves.