November 29, 2010
Same Old Same Old

As I’m frantically working to finish six psych papers in the next two weeks, I have only this to offer, from Genius by James Gleick.

“Would I had phrases that are not known, utterances that are strange, in new language that has not been used, free from repetition, not an utterance which has grown stale, which men of old have spoken.” An Egyptian scribe fixed those words in stone at the very dawn of recorded utterance — already jaded, a millenium before Homer.
Posted by Chuck Dupree at November 29, 2010 02:06 AM
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