Author Archives: arnulfo

About arnulfo

veterano del ciberespacio

The Tyranny-Liberty Cycle of Government

Source: The Tyranny-Liberty Cycle of Government Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

LETTER TO AMERICA BY JANE HIRSHFIELD

Spell To Be Said Against Hatred Until each breath refuses “they,” “those,” “them.” Until the Dramatis Personae of the book’s first page says “Each one is you.” Until hope bows to its hopelessness only as one self bows to another. Until cruelty … Continue reading

Posted in culture | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Important Rules to Remember When Learning Ancient Greek Part 1

Originally posted on GraecoMuse:
There are many reasons why one may study ancient Greek and Koine Greek; as a student of the classics, archaeology, new testament studies, pure interest, but when we learn a new language we are often bowled…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Christmas Day, 1914

Christmas Day, 1914 My dear sister Janet, It is 2:00 in the morning and most of our men are asleep in their dugouts—yet I could not sleep myself before writing to you of the wonderful events of Christmas Eve. In … Continue reading

Video | Posted on | Tagged , | Leave a comment

James Demore of Google

Published on Aug 9, 2017 James Demore of Google recently wrote a memo detailing his thoughts about Google’s various diversity initiatives. Inside the company, and then outside, it went viral. He lost his job, in consequence: for “perpetuating gender stereotypes.” … Continue reading

Posted in culture | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A conversation about gun control

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants: Thomas Jefferson. “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep … Continue reading

Posted in culture, Security, zeitgeist | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Digging

Digging BY SEAMUS HEANEY Between my finger and my thumb The squat pen rests; snug as a gun. Under my window, a clean rasping sound When the spade sinks into gravelly ground: My father, digging. I look down Till his … Continue reading

Posted in culture | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Place Name: Oracabessa by Kei Miller

Oracabessa – origins disputed but most likely leave over from the Spanish. Oracabeza, Golden Head, though what gold was here other than light shining off the bay, other than bananas bursting out from red flowers? But this too is disputed … Continue reading

Posted in culture | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Small Needful Fact

A Small Needful Fact Ross Gay Is that Eric Garner worked for some time for the Parks and Rec. Horticultural Department, which means, perhaps, that with his very large hands, perhaps, in all likelihood, he put gently into the earth … Continue reading

Posted in culture | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

jasper texas 1998

jasper texas 1998 BY LUCILLE CLIFTON i am a man’s head hunched in the road. i was chosen to speak by the members of my body. the arm as it pulled away pointed toward me, the hand opened once and … Continue reading

Posted in culture, History | Tagged , | Leave a comment