Tag Archives: Narrative

Notes on narrative

I just stumbled upon this post by Alastair Roberts. The gist of it is that there is a problem with overvaluing personal narrative: Personal stories can have the most profoundly distorting effect upon our moral judgment. By playing up the … Continue reading

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Fides and Self

I read Pope Francis’ encyclical Lumen Fidei for a class. Well, the rough draft was mostly authored by Benedict XVI (the name-dropping of Wittgenstein, Nietzsche and Buber are certainly signs of his academic style), completing his series on the three … Continue reading

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Soldier of the Mist

I’ve finally gotten around to Gene Wolfe’s Latro novels, being in the middle of the first one, Soldier of the Mist. For those who don’t know, the novel is set in Greece, 479 B.C. The narration is actually the journal … Continue reading

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