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Posted on 10 August 2018 | 4:48 pm
We All Speak American - Wall Street Journal
Wall Street JournalWe All Speak AmericanWall Street JournalLogan Pearsall Smith, the American-born, naturalized Englishman, brother-in-law to Bertrand Russell, wrote in “Words and Idioms” (1925) that “it is chiefly in America—let us frankly recognize the fact—that the evolution of our language will now proceed.
Posted on 10 August 2018 | 8:47 am
Break-in at Grantchester Orchard Tea Garden
BBC NewsBreak-in at Grantchester Orchard Tea Garden - BBC News - BBC.comBBC NewsAbout £5000 of damage is caused at a 120-year-old tea room favoured by the poet Rupert Brooke.Break-in at Grantchester Orchard Tea GardenBBC Newsall 2 news articles »
Posted on 10 August 2018 | 2:42 am
Casa Cuseni's secret treasures unveiled -
ANSACasa Cuseni's secret treasures unveiledANSA(by Mauretta Capuano). (ANSA) - Rome, August 6 - Casa Cuseni is a house in Taormina rich in history and secrets, including frescoes of a homosexual love story it hid for over a century. Greta Garbo, Coco Chanel, Pablo Picasso, Bertrand Russell and ...and more »
Posted on 6 August 2018 | 5:59 am
Ray Perkins: We must relearn old nuclear
Concord MonitorRay Perkins: We must relearn old nuclear lessonsConcord MonitorSome, like Albert Einstein and philosopher Bertrand Russell, saw the coming existential threat and said so: “The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything except our way of thinking, and thus we drift toward unparalleled catastrophe” (Einstein ...Lessons from HiroshimaThe News Internationalall 1,179 news articles »
Posted on 5 August 2018 | 9:15 pm
A Harvard professor had the perfect response
Here’s his answer: My son forced me to systematically examine what matters in life — what really matters — and in the end, I came to appreciate a quote from his namesake, Bertrand Russell, more than I could have ever imagined: “The good life is one ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:41 am
Premature Eradication: How the Media Kills
Philosopher Bertrand Russell contended with more sinister behavior. In 1920, after surviving a nasty bout of pneumonia while in China, Japanese correspondents pestered Russell’s future wife, Dora Black, with requests to interview the convalescing ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:36 pm
How can I minimize my chances of having a
My son forced me to systematically examine what matters in life — what really matters — and in the end, I came to appreciate a quote from his namesake, Bertrand Russell, more than I could have ever imagined: “The good life is one inspired by love and ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
6 Signs You Worry Too Much About What Others
If we all thought alike the human race would have died out long ago. As Bertrand Russell wrote, "Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric." We thrive when we get along with others, and think and act ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:26 am
Phish Comes to Watkins Glen
But unfortunately, they usually do. As Bertrand Russell writes in The Problems of Philosophy, “In daily life, we assume as certain many things which, on a closer scrutiny, are found to be so full of apparent contradictions that only a great amount of ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 8:45 pm