The agreeable eye

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More specifically concerning: information

Montaigne 1.27

17 July 2015, around 10.54.

Vainglory and curiosity are the two scourges of our soul. The latter prompts us to thrust our noses into everything, and the former forbids us to leave anything unresolved and undecided (182). Doubt concerning the ‘miraculous’ spread of information – such one knowing the results of a battle three days away within the hour. Odd […]

Too Much to Know

4 August 2023, around 8.21.

By Ann M. Blair, Yale UP, 2010.

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