Shahrazad V

Back to Shahrazad IV One such event – one of the few I understand well enough to describe, if not explain – took place in the Bank of Antioquia, where I was waiting to buy dollars. On the first day of the symposium, a secretary had ushered me into her office to sign some papers. … More Shahrazad V

Christopher Marlowe

Come live with me and be my love, And we will all the pleasures prove That valleys, groves, hills, and fields, Woods or steepy mountain yields. And we will sit upon the rocks, Seeing the shepherds feed their flocks, By shallow rivers to whose falls Melodious birds sing madrigals. And I will make thee beds … More Christopher Marlowe

Ricky Skaggs

This is Ricky Skaggs with Kentucky Thunder on Hallelujah, I’m Ready. I am playing it for Regin Dahl who is being buried today. Regin composed hymns, among other things, and his father Jákup was a Bible translator. I really wish I were at the funeral. Axé.

Marjane Satrapi

La Changeseeker explica por qué tenemos todos que leer a Marjane Satrapi. A continuación reproducimos unos trozos de la entrevista con Satrapi que cita la Changeseeker: Satrapi: If I have any advice, it’s that every day that you wake up, don’t say, ‘This is normal.’ Every day, wake up with this idea that you have … More Marjane Satrapi

Memo to Parents

To: All Parents From: PZ Date:  Immediately Re: What You Claim To Be Teaching Your Children It is not what you tell them one time in an Official Talk, or even several times as your Official Belief, that they will remember you having taught them. They will remember what you told them casually, informally, off … More Memo to Parents

Patriarchal Women IV: A Manifesto

Patriarchy is of course held together by a number of ideological state apparatuses. Churches and schools are obvious examples. My observations suggest to me that the following, “softer” instututions, even though apparently “feminist” or modifiable to feminist ends, often function as running dogs of patriarchy: 1. Academic departments of Women’s Studies: they are called this, … More Patriarchal Women IV: A Manifesto