Italian Revelation of the Day:
"Giurisprudenza" comes from "Juris Prudentia."
I am Hobbes in a world full of Aristotelean radicals.
The earth, in fair and grateful exchange, pays back to the moon an illumination similar to that which it receives from her throughout nearly all the darkest gloom of night.
Galileo, The Starry Messenger
Is it inappropriate to use emojis when e-mailing professors?
A lot of Don Quixote’s “afflictions” are reminiscent of modern day geek culture.
I’m currently reading chapter 24, part one, and the fight between Cardenio and Quixote regarding Queen Madásima is straight out of reddit.
Reading the book in this light gives me way more sympathy for Quixote’s character–he’s a fangirl.
There is no kind of death to kill the sands that lie so meek and still. But man is great and strong and wise–and so he dies.
I like to use “le mot juste” inappropriately in writing.
My professors think i’m an idiot, but I always feel like a rebellious artist.