Tag Archives: civilization

Sphinx Asks Riddles II

Esteemed Readers, I offer you another 17th century riddle. At the end of the post I finally publish the right answer to the previous Sphinx’s riddle. Good luck! In Kings’ palace where luxury reigns any feast & game of the Court … Continue reading

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To Silent Blog Followers

‘Here lies the follower who’ll never read this post. He is here forever dead’. * When all the pleasures & joys of first long-expected followers are over, when blogging becomes a part of daily routine, sometimes even boring to death, … Continue reading

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Victims of General Education

I wonder why the 1st September hasn’t become yet an official celebration of John Amos Comenius, the author of “The Great Dedactic”, & the father of schooling as we know it. Without doubts his approach & the method were very … Continue reading

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How Old Is Your Soul?

We’ve got used to perceive age from a terrestrial point of view. All of us are squeezed into the frames of artificial Time, that on the one hand helps not to get lost in season trains and on the other … Continue reading

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Old Mirrors: Windows with Forgotten Views

Old mirrors are full of mysteries. They reign in great halls & galleries, reflecting faded beauty of the old days. They have seen all the shades of human nature, glory & misery, wisdom & foolishness of mankind. And praised be craftsmen … Continue reading

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Memories of The Tree

My tree, I cry for you! For you’re a true mute witness of Time. I admire with your stature that seems to touch Heaven, with your strong branches and leaves History of the world written on. Your glorious shadow contains … Continue reading

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Our Fairy Tale Hero On Guard

I wonder who was that cruel man dared to add a weird prefix ‘Fairy’ to such a rich heritage as folklore tales. These stories are far more than encyclopedias of human experience. They reflect the mentality of each nation as … Continue reading

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