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The Religious Backdrop of the Vote

This past week people across the United States participated in the public ritual of voting. These days, though, it is becoming less of a public act at the polling place and more of a private affair with the advent of … Continue reading

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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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Two Roads Diverged in a Yellow Wood . . .

Here’s a lengthy quotation from Vladimir Solovyov, the contemporary relevance or irrelevance of which you are welcome to ponder. “Why, it will be asked, do I speak, with regard to the moral world, of the choice between two paths only? … Continue reading

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