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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.


March 23, 2018 Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post. More than ten years ago, when my thesis advisor asked me to translate some of Gabriela Mistral’s poetry, I had never heard of her. But I am ever so grateful because Mistral’s writings have had a profound impact on my life. Growing up …

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January 13, 2017 Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post. U2 performing MLK  Common, “A Dream” Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most vocal and prolific proponents of a path to peace through nonviolence. He fought with words and love and forgiveness, instead of fear and anger. He responded to death …

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