Tag Archives: Cervantes

‘Inter faeces et urinam nascimur’

“Between feces and urine we are born,” said Augustine in the 4th century. The bishop of Hippo’s take on parturition was that our mothers effectively defecate us from their feculent crannies. Doctrine on sex and love handed down by dour … Continue reading

Posted in Anthology, Commentary | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stop Shooting for a Moment?

It’s a stretch, but the evolving Covid-19 moment seems a good time to pause injury and death from shooting where possible. In Mexico it would abet the diverting of already shaky personnel assets from cartel warfare to virus containment, potentially … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Quotations | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment