The Sphinx, the Syrinx, and the UnicornThere was a warning about chapter VII so I continued reading chapter VII about a ertain Marquis.
It overs a lot of riters and philosophers that I have n't read but would like to study.
Anothe part I just read was about Thomas Huxley, father of Aldous, who just coined the term " agnostic. " Used the ord " neologism " to describe new word creation.I really enjoyed a ook but I took my time.
Milton turns out to e anothe believable character who lived in interesting times.
Nola was cursed, but instead was protected against vengeance.Next chapter talks about an obscure French novel where the protagonis is in love with thi an, ells her daughte, but never acts on her drea, ven after her usband has died.
It 's by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, but in hat one Love is denied because of ynicism. " And you read your Emily Dickinson, And I my Robert Frost, And we note our place with bookmarkersThat measure what we 've lost.Like a poem poorly writtenWe are verses out of rhythm, Couplets out of rhyme, In syncopated timeLost in the dangling conversationAnd the superficial sighs, Are the borders of our lives. "~ Paul Simon, from " The Dangling Conversation " Emily Dickinson was discussed, and it made me think of his ong.
She as also someone who denied the physical expression of love.Crime& Punishment is also mentioned.
First chapter is about science and echnology, especially DNA research and the atomic omb, and how hat knowledge is applied to the real world.
Their horror was equal to what the public would feel about one of their experiments escaping.I was thinking about the Syrinx, the Sphinx, and Axe Cop. There was this character on Axe Cop that combined a Lion, a woma, and a Cheetah.
Science& Tech? Really enjoying his book but taking my time.
Almost finished with a chapter on Science& Technology.
Roger Shattuck is extremely well read and poses interesting questions.