Tag Archives: Curie

How Reading the Great Books Can Help You Win $10,000

Any doubts about the “practicality” of my plan to read through the Great Books in seven years were laid to rest forever last night when it played an important role in winning $10,000 for my university. I was part of … Continue reading

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Radioactive Shrews and BFF’s

Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! I expect most of you gentlemen are wooing more like Lucentio than Petruchio; I hope you ladies are receiving your gentleman’s attentions more like Bianca than Katharina! Here are the readings for the upcoming week: “Mowgli’s … Continue reading

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Throwing Ralph Waldo Emerson into a Volcano

It’s Great Books Monday; are you ready for the Bard? Here are the reading selections for the coming week: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare (GBWW Vol. 24, pp. 199-228) “Declaration of the Rights of Man and of … Continue reading

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