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Was Nietzsche right, way back in 1887?

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Friedrich Nietzsche, who neither read nor spoke English, and who never visited the USA, wrote in 1887: “The Americans strive for gold above everything else. Their breathless haste in working is already spreading to Europe. I think of an American as eating lunch, with one eye on his watch and the other eye on the […]

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Sad News

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A member of my high school class (St. Louis University High School, 1955) keeps us in touch through an email list. About two hundred of us graduated in 1955 and most of us are on the list. The emails received in the early years had “happy news” as their subject, announcements of weddings, the birth […]

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