Notes from the Rim

The Chasm

I've been having a discussion on email lately with a friend. I have the highest regard for him, and I hope he feels the same about me. We get along well in person; partly, I think, because we never talk about politics or religion.

On e-mail, however, we can't seem to agree on anything, even on what we don't agree about, or why we don't agree.

It's as though we lived in two different worlds, and in a way I suppose we do. Our world is as much a function of our worldview as it is of our experience, and my friend’s worldview and mine are separated by an enormous chasm.

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This is primarily a place for posts that have little to do with the topics of the site: notes to readers about new features or publishing schedules, etc.

There may be a few posts that are still here because of early confusions. (I put some reader comments here, for example, before I decided to include them under the appropriate category.) I'm gradually moving those to the topic they belong with.

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The Book of the Story

THE BOOK, OR THE BOOK OF THE STORY1, was composed sometime during the early twenty-first century, in the midst of the neo-post-modern reactionary ferment which preceded the period of The Second Enlightenment. The alert reader can see, with little difficulty, the seeds of that Enlightenment in these pages.

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