[a tea light holder on an upstairs bookshelf ~ it looks lovely lit up at night]
I really do always have my nose stuck in a book, or a good online publication. Thank God it's Friday because we have a new edition of The Curator:
Notes From a Budget Truck
by Brian Watkins
Does a lack of belonging breed materialism which leads to neuroticism which leads to paranoia which leads to believing that this downward spiral of material obsession will continue and Steve Jobs will eventually create a troop of iPod robots so sleek and desirable that they will seduce us into being their slaves?
Virtuous Fun in the Films of Whit Stillman
by Rebecca Tirrell Talbot
The macabre side of human experience is fascinating, and there has been a strong run of artistic, bleak films lately. I propose, however, that it’s equally important to examine another side of life: experiences of virtue.
by Kevin Gosa
I can think of only a few other fields where confusion ensues upon statement of profession: philosopher, geneticist, human rights advocate. Fortunately for those highly educated individuals who are also asked to explain their day-to-day dealings, they have either mental superiority or moral uprightness on their side. Classical saxophonists lose on both counts.