Monthly Archives: August 2021

Let There Be Light. And Light Be’d

Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/04/get-on-now-this-is-plumb-going-somewhere/) Cut to when now was then. The populations of Indo-Eurasia and continental Texas were gone — the hepafungus and the weather wiped ‘em out. A beleaguered clique of hedge fund managers drifted for months on soiled yachts. … Continue reading

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Get on Now, This Is Plumb Going Somewhere

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/08/02/hypothetical-reader-mon-semblable-mon-frere/) Huckster gonna huck and Nick be a-huckin’. What’s for sale exactly? Let’s do a level set. Rule of thumb: everything is putative. Here’s how it works: Compare figmentarianism to a courtroom trial. So-called fact is beside the … Continue reading

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Hypothetical Reader, Mon Semblable, Mon Frère

(Continued from https://ethicaldative.com/2021/06/15/deluged-so-few-nor-dampened-so-many/) Is Nick Mansfield a crank who thinks figments, like faith, should be shielded from the fact police? Is Nick a procedure stuck in a loop with no exit condition? Are you and I, much less he, legal … Continue reading

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Travesía (16) Final

Versión castellana del poema “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” (1856) de Walt WhitmanEnglish text at http://www.poetryfoundation.orgSpanish Interpretation by JMN [Translator’s note: This is the last segment of part nine, and the end of Walt Whitman’s “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” and my Spanish version … Continue reading

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