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Tag Archives: Susan Sontag


MERRIMAN-WEBSTER DEFINES polymath as “a person of encyclopedic learning.” This is a direct translation of its Greek origin, πολυμαθής, polymathis.  I’d add “and of encyclopedic doing,” for how else would … Continue reading

September 20, 2020 · 1 Comment


“IT’S ON THE INTERNET, so it must be true.” This may be the dumbest (and scariest) statement ever uttered. Yet it also prodded me to thinking about the concept of … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · 1 Comment