Tag Archives: Ernest Hemingway

A Plutocracy Ruled by Self-Centered Jerks?

Interesting new studies covered in this article by Joshua Holland from Moyers and Company at                                                http://billmoyers.com/2013/08/27/a-plutocracy-ruled-by-self-centered-jerks/  which throws some light on the famous interchange between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway. The former said ‘The rich are different’ and Hemingway replied: … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon Murders: ‘No Man is an Island’ Conflict Poem by John Donne (1572-1631)

I am this morning, after the murders in Boston, reminded of John Donne’s marvelous poem ‘No Man is an Island’ that also inspired the title and theme of Ernest Hemingway’s (1899-1961) book about the Spanish Civil War: ‘For Whom the … Continue reading

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Scott Fitzgerald’s (1896-1940) Top Ten Conflict Tips

Well I thought it was time we had F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Top Ten ConflictTips: At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide. Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t … Continue reading

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For Whom the Bell Tolls in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Congo…..

We read the news of all the killing that is happening in the world, in all the conflicts, and we remember that killing in places like the Congo (3.8 million deaths since 1998) doesn’t even get reported. And, if we … Continue reading

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