Category Archives: History

Cupid’s paradox

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” -Rumi A scenario: You find a person who seems like they might be a great … Continue reading

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strange women

“To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her words; “Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God. “For her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto … Continue reading

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Greek myth

A wise man says to me: If you don’t stop avoiding the obvious, you will probably get bitten in the butt by a spider. Well, I’m not sure how “wise”, as I would never write “get bitten”, but this is … Continue reading

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The Book of Common Prayer

The formidable Book of Common Prayer, written in 1552, offers these three reasons to get married (accordingly to the New Yorker, Oct 22 – I do not have a copy of my own): First, It was ordained for the procreation … Continue reading

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