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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.


June 1, 2018

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

I know that Memorial Day 2018 already passed, but recently I have been rereading some of Standing Down, and felt the time was right for another moment of appreciation.

War inevitably involves great trauma and loss. As the following quotes demonstrate, wartime changes all races and peoples, ancient and modern. The world is not perfect,

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July 15, 2016

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

Summer is a time of travel. More vacations are taken during the summer than any other time throughout the year. Friends and relatives visit, kids laze around pools or fields and school is out of session. Summer is very likely the only time that we can glimpse an idea of what it might be like to have an endless moment.

 » Read more about: Celebrating Summer  »

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