Archive for February, 2007

So, this weekend I spent some time with a good friend and her sister. I had met my friend’s sister before, but for some reason I didn’t have a recollection of her. The sister was nice, and I enjoy my friendship with my friend, and the evening was enjoyable, a melange of discussion about “deep […]


A post by Brian Polashuk (italicized additions by Kelly Lake) a photo from the original production, hopefully to be replaced by one from Rider University’s! The play Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, performed at Rider University’s Yvonne Theater this past weekend, puts the choices and moral preferences of Oscar Wilde on the […]


Gary Larson Evolution Today we began discussing Jane Goodall’s essay Love and Compassion. The first concept that was brought to our attention was the idea of altruism. In her case: how a chimpanzee may have an unselfish concern for another chimpanzee who is not of their immediate family or gene pool, or in our case: […]


Why do we study history? Why do we spend so much time going over past events? I believe we do this as humans because we look for the meaning of those events, or we try to understand why, how, or what caused things to happen. Sometimes we do this so that we can relive pleasurable […]


Hate: Verb 1. (transitive) To dislike intensely; to feel strong hostility towards. Synonyms * abhor * despise * detest * loathe Antonyms * love Noun 2. A.) hatred B.) an object of hatred” (from wikidictionary.org) The above definition doesn’t do hate justice. What is impressive about hate is that as a verb it is transitive– […]


http://xkcd.com/c32.html “To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” Joseph Chilton Pearce “No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.” Edward Hopper “The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.” Jean- Jacques Rousseau “I haven’t failed, I’ve found 10,000 ways that […]