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“On Beauty”, pages 18-29

pp. 18-19 Proust, for example, says we make a mistaken when we talk disparagingly or discouragingly about “life”, because by using this general term, “life,” we have already excluded before the fact all beauty and happiness, which take place only … Continue reading

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On Beauty (pg. 3, 6)

After an introduction in which Scarry writes of beauty that: It seems to incite, even to require, the act of replication. Wittgenstein says that when the eye sees something beautiful, the hand wants to draw it.         … Continue reading

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Reading “On Beauty and Being Just” by Elaine Scary

My friend Grace suggested that I read On Beauty and Being Just by Elaine Scary. She says that it covers many of the same themes that underlie the mission statement here. My wife got me a copy for Christmas. It … Continue reading

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