Category Archives: Rhetoric

Weak Sex

‘The idiot,’ Paul laughs outrageously, teeth smiling, ‘why would he have even gone there. Abraham, poor old Abraham.’ I had just finished telling a story, a story of the family. This family sat like a cluster of mushrooms in the

Weak Sex

‘The idiot,’ Paul laughs outrageously, teeth smiling, ‘why would he have even gone there. Abraham, poor old Abraham.’ I had just finished telling a story, a story of the family. This family sat like a cluster of mushrooms in the

Beneficio

Reading Seneca’s On Benefits brings me to smile.  It is about giving and receiving benefits, otherwise known as gifts.  The gift can be time, money, consolation, advice, etc..  Imagine if we were in Rome in the 1st century.  What motivation,

Beneficio

Reading Seneca’s On Benefits brings me to smile.  It is about giving and receiving benefits, otherwise known as gifts.  The gift can be time, money, consolation, advice, etc..  Imagine if we were in Rome in the 1st century.  What motivation,