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The Things we Feel Most Deeply Fail to Find Expression

There is no more eloquent commentary on the inadequacy and incompleteness of everything here than the fact that the things we feel most deeply fail to find expression either in words or symbols, the things we desire most eagerly we can’t even define, while the things we despise above all other things – a bondage of meaningless and repetitious chores, a guilty preoccupation with empty trifles and commonplaces – these we make to the substance of our life and action… Continue reading

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Hugh Nibley’s Muse — Updated

When people start saying, “Well, that’s the world for you, and you can’t do anything about it,” I become full of apprehensions: if we start thinking that we will soon find out we are right. Continue reading

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