Laughter

Laughter

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   I hate scarce smiles, I love laughing. William Blake annotations to Aphorisms on Man by Johann Caspar Lavater   Several have defined man as “an animal which laughs.” Henri Bergson, Laughter   In...
Character

Character

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   You have character.  You can be a character.  You can create a character, build character or engage in character assassination.  There are characters in real life, characters in novels.  They can be believable...
The Art of Empty Spaces

The Art of Empty Spaces

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   On the Paseo de la Reforma, that grand avenue simulating the entrance to an imperial Mexico City that of course no longer exists, there’s a quadrangle of tiny absences, small plazas, where once there were...
Easter Thoughts

Easter Thoughts

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]     If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid. John Maynard Keynes   Keynes, the famous economist, had too exalted a...