Posts Tagged ‘philosophy’

The Man With All the Answers

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Mark (5 of 10) A downtown philosophy guru helps people tackle the big questions in life in a practical way By Helaina Hovitz Three weekends ago, as spring finally began to blossom, I saw oodles of couples strolling through Washington Square Park, gearing up for summer love that they undoubtedly hoped would stick around through the fall. “Hey guys!” [&hellip
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The Protagonist: Life Lessons Gleaned From Learning to Read [Poetry]

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Don’t over think it if you don’t have to. Recently I’ve been thinking of something I’ve often heard people say when describing the process of engaging with particularly complex or esoteric poetry. “Let it wash over you.” What does this mean exactly? It means not trying to understand every word or phrase or how it [&hellip
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