Monthly Archives: January 2014

  1. “I do not Promise You Happiness in this Life…”

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    January 29, 2014 by lucieromarin

    In an apparition to St Bernadette Soubirous, Our Lady said, “I do not promise you happiness in this life, but …
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  2. Australian Things to Like

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    January 26, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Today is Australia Day – a holiday to which I have never in my life paid any attention, other than …
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  3. Re-reading…

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    January 22, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Three trustworthy men told me to read some Patrick O’Brian so I began this year with ‘Mauritius Command,’ and am …
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  4. Aristotle versus the Rift (Potency and Act, Part 2)

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    January 17, 2014 by lucieromarin

    So – to continue with the journey/destination analogy in the previous post – Aristotle saw that all beings, at any …
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  5. A Rift Between Worlds (Potency and Act, Part 1)

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    January 15, 2014 by lucieromarin

    So much television sci-fi is about the dangers attendant upon a Tear in the Fabric of Reality, or a Tear …
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  6. Thomism versus Burnout

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    January 13, 2014 by lucieromarin

    In the late 1990s, Jacques Derrida came to Sydney and said, “The visibility of visibility is not visible,” whereupon his …
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  7. ‘Of Gods and Men’ – Film Review

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    January 8, 2014 by lucieromarin

    ‘Of Gods and Men’ – the story of Trappist monks in Algeria who decide to remain with the local Muslim …
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