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QA 45. Much obliged?

  • Posted by Helen Douglas
  • On November 30, 2013
For months I’ve been like a hound dog barking at a rabbit hole. Then I think I fell in because things got kind of strange. Here’s how it went… Step 1 (QA 44). The development of philosophical practice as ethical and emancipatory leads me to think about human dignity as integral, inherent and immeasurable. And […]
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QA 33. May 2012. It’s only words, and words are all I have…

  • Posted by Helen Douglas
  • On May 4, 2012
It is often forgotten that (dictionaries) are artificial repositories, put together well after the languages they define. The roots of language are irrational and of a magical nature. Jorge Luis Borges The hard drive of my laptop crashed two days before I was to leave on a residential writing retreat. I took it philosophically (of […]
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