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We’re excited that you’ve joined the conversation! At HMU, we want to continue the great authors’ conversations in a contemporary context, and this blog will help us do that. We look back to Aristotle and the early philosophers who used reason and discourse to gain wisdom and now we endeavor to do the same every day.


April 13, 2018 Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post. “The difference between the present and the past is that the conscious present is an awareness of the past in a way and to an extent which the past’s awareness of itself cannot show.” – T. S. Eliot I used to work for …

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January 5, 2018 Thanks to HMU student, Dave Seng, for today’s post. “So, let great authors have their due, as time, which is the author of authors, be not deprived of his due, which is further and further to discover truth.” – Francis Bacon, Advancement of Learning I began my educational journey as a liberal …

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December 8, 2017 Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post. Facebook’s mission reads: “Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to …

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