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on aesthetic and cultural appreciation of literature and film; my favorite directors (小津安二郎は日本の映画監督・脚本家)

      以下、このエッセイの日本語への翻訳の一部を参照してください。 (Japanese translation of my comments regarding the director Yasujirō Ozu is appended below.)     *****************************************************   on aesthetic and cultural appreciation of literature and film; my favorite directors (小津安二郎は日本の映画監督・脚本家) by Roger W. Smith     I … Continue reading

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thinking “too energetically”

    I was thinking today of something I read about Charles Darwin. It was in an article about Darwin by my former therapist, Dr. Ralph Colp Jr. Early in the course of our sessions, I told Dr. Colp that … Continue reading

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a pregnant thought

      conveyed to me by a long time friend in a phone conversation this morning he was quoting a statement made by a philosophy professor in a college class he was enrolled in many years ago the statement, … Continue reading

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