Aristotle’s Ethics in the Poetry of Joy Harjo

I like serendipity, especially serendipity in ideas. Today I was reading Prufrock, an email newsletter of sorts on arts and letters (I look forward to seeing it land in my inbox every morning - highly recommend subscribing.) The author, Micah Mattix, was talking about how he has finished a series of lectures on Aristotle's Nicomachean … Continue reading Aristotle’s Ethics in the Poetry of Joy Harjo

Advice on getting along, from Ralph Waldo Emerson

Of Merlin wise I learned a song,—Sing it low or sing it loud,It is mightier than the strong,And punishes the proud.I sing it to the surging crowd,—Good men it will calm and cheer,Bad men it will chain and cage—In the heart of the music peals a strainWhich only angels hear;Whether it waken joy or rageHushed … Continue reading Advice on getting along, from Ralph Waldo Emerson