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|Israel is the worst human rights abuser, The only human rights review refuser. 2/6|
/13 *See The New York Times 1/30/13 “Israel Skips U.N. Review On Rights, A
New Move” by Nick Cumming-Bruce The only gift is a portion of thyself* The only
|The only gift is a portion of thyself. — Ralph Waldo Emerson Some gifts only we |
can give to certain people. There is no other smile like ours, nobody's touch is
just the same, no one else has our thought patterns or perceptions. There are
|The only gift is a portion of thyself. Thou must bleed for me. Therefore the poet |
brings his poem; the shepherd, his lamb; the farmer, corn; the miner, a gem; the
sailor, coral and shells; the painter, his picture; the girl, a handkerchief of her own
|societies, as well as the original means of making investments or loans: a gift |
should, after some time, be requited. Mauss ... 4 Ralph Waldo Emerson writes
about this in a moving way in his essay Gifts: The only gift is a portion of thyself.
|and if the gift pleases me overmuch, then I should be ashamed that the donor |
should read my heart, and that I love his ... “For the rest I like to see that we
cannot be bought and sold”, but that “[t]he only gift is a portion of thyself” (ibid: 26)
|But this distinction hetween the free gift and the commodity is not only an |
historical product, which Mauss's essay ... as Emerson puts it in an essay cited
though for another reason) by Mauss, "The only gift is a portion of thyself" (
Emerson l995: ...
|It gave this world a wondrous gift, — a new-born Baby-boy, Whose mother |
clasped him to her breast, while angels ... MERSON says, "The only gift is a
portion of thyself," and while there are many careless givers there are some who
have taken ...
|It appears therefore that we must have interpreted the “gift,” which is thus |
supposed to be the basis of sacrifice, in far too European ... to Emerson's fine
essay, Gifts, with respect to this “primitive” view of giving: “The only gift is a
portion of thyself.
|It appears therefore that we must have interpreted the "gift," which is thus |
supposed to be the basis of sacrifice, in far too European and modern a sense;
we ... with respect to this "primitive" view of giving: "The only gift is a portion of
|But do you merely give things to others or are your gifts a symbol of your |
willingness to give yourself to others -- especially the members of your family?
The poet and philosopher Emerson said, “The only gift is a portion of thyself.” To