Monthly Archives: July 2014

Less Is More

Tuesday, 2014 July 15 Francois Marchand writes that Daniel Lanois’s The Maker ‘sings of spiritual hardship and redemption, and it speaks not only of Lanois’s search for an answer, but that of the multitude as well.’ . Wednesday, 2014 July 16 … Continue reading

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Globish

Tuesday, 2014 July 8 The Johnstown Flood ‘occurred on May 31, 1889. It was the result of the catastrophic failure of the South Fork Dam situated … 14 miles (23 km) upstream of the town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA, made … Continue reading

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Blue Skies

Tuesday, 2014 July 01, Canada Day Toronto physician/activist Dr Ritika Goel says as a society, we need to care for everyone, for poverty affects health. . . brian cox explored open-ended (‘blue skies’) research and targeted research. gardener monty don … Continue reading

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Song Lines

Tuesday, 2014 June 24 From Dana Gioia’s essay Can Poetry Matter? (which became a Pulitzer prize-nominated book): ‘No longer part of the mainstream of artistic and intellectual life, it has become the specialized occupation of a relatively small and isolated … Continue reading

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