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Sophocles’ Antigone

on July 12th, 2016 by admin

I always look to the ancient Greeks for wisdom.  Since they were the inventors of literature and philosophy, I decided to read the tragedy Antigone.  A tyrant named Creon commands a woman, Antigone to not give her brother the dignity of a burial.  Or she will be executed.  Not only does Antigone not follow Creon’s […]

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Sir Thomas More and the Contradictions of His Time

on June 9th, 2014 by admin

Most of us know the story of Sir Thomas More, a loyal servant of King Henry VIII, More was executed for his refusal to acknowledge the establishment of the new Church of England.  This is the story we all know. But what if there is more to the story.  What if the life of More […]

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