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Thanks, for Modernity

On April 14, 1851, Dora Dickens, the ninth child of Charles Dickens, died unexpectedly.  The next morning, Charles wrote to his wife, who was away recuperating from her own illness.  Dickens softens the blow, telling his wife not that she … Continue reading

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For Granted

It’s dark out.  Your windows are steamed over, caused by the temperature differential between your warm bedroom and the cold morning.  Your alarm clock trips, and your favorite song blasts from it speakers.  You wake up, stumble out of bed, … Continue reading

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