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Christopher Marlowe and His World

I’d started writing about soliloquies in Marlowe’s “Dr. Faustus….” That reminded me of film noir and the Gunpowder Plot. So today I’ll be discussing Christopher Marlowe, but mostly his era: Elizabethan England. Along with European politics and whatever else comes … Continue reading

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Executed: Daniel Lewis Lee

Daniel Lewis Lee died this morning. That’s unremarkable, by itself. Roughly 150,000 people die every day. Cause of death varies. Diseases kill some of us. Others die in accidents. Civil authorities kill those who deserve death. In their government’s opinion. … Continue reading

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Murders, Life and Death

Mass murder at a Florida high school is in the news again. Someone has been accused of killing 17 students and staff on February 14, 2018. He’s being tried and may be executed. I’ll be talking about him, one of … Continue reading

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Death in Las Vegas, and Life

Update, January 19, 2018: The investigation is still in progress. So far it looks like the person who decided to kill others acted on his own, paid for everything used, and left no obvious clue for his reasons. I could … Continue reading

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