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The Patriotism of Dylan

Sean Wilentz’s new book, Bob Dylan in America, includes this passage describing Dylan’s 1966 performance in Paris at which he draped a U.S flag on the stage for the second half of the concert eliciting “U.S. go home!” jeers from the French … Continue reading

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The Stoic’s Songbook

I’ve been vaguely aware for a long time that I need to know more about Stoic philosophy. I recently came across a review of A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine and … Continue reading

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