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From Ethan to Ethan Frome

From Ethan to Ethan Frome You might have read my fiction, my diaries or my dream diaries and noticed that I wrote extensively about a man named Ethan McMillan.  Ethan McMillan is not his real name—it is one I made … Continue reading

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Lust in Translation

Lust in Translation   Lust in Translation: Infidelity from Tokyo to Tennessee by Pamela Drukerman came out in 2008.  Former foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal now living in Paris, Druckerman offers an anecdotal exploration of the international etiquette … Continue reading

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Ego and Archetype

Ego and Archetype  Ego and Archetype: Individuation and the Religious Function of the Psyche by Edward F Edinger came out in 1972.  I read it in 2000.  It proved very insightful and was very influential on me. Man’s consciousness was … Continue reading

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Beyond Belief

The Gospel of Thomas Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas by Elaine Pagels came out in 2003. The Gospel According To Thomas was discovered near Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in December 1945, in one of a group of books known … Continue reading

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Growing Pains in James Joyce’s Eveline

  Growing Pains in Eveline Cari Gilkison, Critical Writing Winter 1995        Just as the evening invaded the avenue in the first line of James Joyce’s short story Eveline, so adulthood invades Eveline’s life.  Eveline is full of fears … Continue reading

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Faith and Reason in Buddhism

August 5, 2006 Buddhism Faith and Reason         I caught most of the 7th part of the Bill Moyers series On Faith and Reason.  Pema Chodron was on.  She is a Buddhist Nun who grew up Catholic.  When her … Continue reading

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