The Crito: on reading and Socrates’s agency

This is a draft chapter for a book on Socrates, Plato, and civil disobedience.  It has been some years in the making.  Comments are welcome: Chapter 3: The Crito: on reading and Socrates’s agency      A habit of Anglo-American specialists in Plato is to dismiss the notion of any hidden meanings for his longstanding students …

A question of right and wrong

Michelle Obama gave the most important and from the heart speech of this campaign. It is a personal speech, not a politican’s speech. Watch here. The which side are you on, the human side or the monster side, is now indelibly clear. She included decent men in the most encompassing way. Clinton is an elite …

Leadville’s unmarked graves for Irish-American miners, a poem by Phil Woods, photos by Rob Prince

  Hallowed Ground, A Poem by Phil  Woods (photos by Rob Prince) by Rob Prince Evergreen Cemetery Leadville: mounds on the groundare unmarked graves of between 1500 and 2000 people buriedin the 1880s, 1890s. It is estimated that three quarters of these are of Irish miners who worked the area’s silver mines,average age 23 years. HALLOWED GROUND Stare …