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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.

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May 13, 2016

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

Do we need to know the origin of a story once it has been changed? Is part of the power of a subverted narrative in the actual subversiveness? Maybe it does not matter at all that we know the origin of the story, but only the results of the newest conversation. I wonder what it takes to erase, or at least drastically alter,

 » Read more about: Changing Narratives  »

April 15, 2016

while in the midst of horror/ we fed on beauty – and that,/ is what sustained us. – Rita Dove, “Transit”

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s blog.

Something to listen to while reading today’s blog: Maná, Desapariciones (a Ruben Blades cover)

A few months back, we discussed “Women in War” on our blog.

 » Read more about: Los Desaparecidos  »

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