Interesting Stuff to Read


Here you will find stuff to read that I find interesting. I may agree with some of it, with all of it, or with none of it. It may be reassuring or thought-provoking. Its presence here does not indicate that I agree with, or endorse, the contents or the author.

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A Picture of Human Life

by Samuel Johnson (b. 1709, d. 1784) Obidah, the son of Abnesina, left the caravansary early in the morning, and pursued his journey through the plains of Hindostan. He was fresh and vigorous with rest; he was animated with hope; he was incited by desire; he walked swiftly forward over the valleys, and saw the hills gradually rising before him. As he passed along, his ears were delighted with the morning song of the bird of paradise; he was...

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