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Beatrice & the Price of Truth: Dante’s Paradiso Canto XXVIII

When she whose powers imparadise my mind had so denounced and laid bare the whole truth of the present state of miserable mankind…. Dante pays the price for poetic truth.

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Choice and Choosing Continued: Dante’s Parardiso Canto XI

Further reflections on Dante’s education regarding making choices with help from Martin Buber.

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Choice and Choosing: Dante’s Paradiso Canto XI

He had to choose. But it was not a choice Between excluding things. It was not a choice Between, but of. He chose to include the things That in each other are included, the whole, The complicate, the amassing harmony. … Continue reading

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