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Three Windows on Williams College in the 1950s

These are from my Complete History of Adam Panflick – a Semi-fictional Memoir.

Fraternity System Rejects Adam and Then Accepts Him 1955 – Associated Content from Yahoo! – associatedcontent.com: “Yes. Well. We shall see how important this Williams College rushing and fraternity thing was.”

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Slowly but Surely Adam is Becoming Alienated 1955 – Associated Content from Yahoo! – associatedcontent.com: “For for a while, Adam bought into the good cheer. And to the prospect that he, like Peter Marshall, might become an admirable fellow, beloved by the people. Flourishing. In a loving, upbuilding relationship. Without the coronary.”

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Adam Starts at Williams College His Room is Trashed 1954 – Associated Content from Yahoo! – associatedcontent.com: “Adam came to Williams College with an unusual thought. He was going to study. To apply himself. Make Dean’s List. Prove to himself that he could do it.”

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An Academic Approach to John Boehner

Some of my more popular slide shows are based on the application of philosophical and poetic principles to the John Boehner. Here’s a sampling.

Poetics John Boehner

Captions parse the four poetic modes irony synedoche metonymy and metaphor as used in the sequence of poems in “Poetic Politics for John Boehner”
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Poetry Quiz John Boehner

See how many poems you can identify in this accompaniment to the post “More Poetic Palaver for John Boehner” The captions are hints. It’s pretty easy.
Logic John Boehner

Applying ideas of Charles Sanders Peirce to our living. Captions are drawn from Charles Sanders Peirce as cited in James K Feibleman’s remarkable, largely ignored “An Introduction to The Philosophy of Charles S. Peirce” MIT 1969 (1946) 499 pages.

 

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Contemplating John Boehner

John Boehner must be an archetype. Amazing that such realities come into being. Here are three contemplations of the Leader.

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Boehner Cry Poem

Can I Make John Boehner Cry with a Poem? I doubt it strongly. The tan man has thick skin to get where he is. Those tears have to do with a streak of sentiment that does not extend a centimeter beyond that skin.
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Logic John Boehner

Applying ideas of Charles Sanders Peirce to our living. Captions are drawn from Charles Sanders Peirce as cited in James K Feibleman’s remarkable, largely ignored “An Introduction to The Philosophy of Charles S. Peirce” MIT 1969 (1946) 499 pages.
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Philosopher John Boehner

Updated, April 2011. Captions are drawn from Charles Sanders Pierce as cited in James K Feibleman’s remarkable, largely ignored “An Introduction to The Philosophy of Charles S. Peirce” MIT 1969 (1946) 499 salient
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