Memento Mori

On death and the Holocaust, and also the Figure syllepsis.


On the Canon, the Immaculate Conception, and the Figure Zeugma.

The Ugly Duckling Theory of Human Excellence

Wrapping up my thoughts on education for the time being, some Arthur Rackham, and thoughts on how much better my daughter is than I.

To Last 1,000 Years

On Cathedrals, Gethsemane, and the Figure ternary.

What Are Children For?

On the Founding Fathers, Emma, and C.S. Lewis's take on Affection.

The Great Story Tree

On originality, how it is bunk, and also a counterargument. Including a review of On Writing and Worldbuilding and the Figure anaphora.

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