The Pinnacle of Professions

My father loved poetry and music. But deep in himself he thought teaching the finest thing a person could do.

- George Steiner (1929–2020)

The doG Allusion and a Philosopher Named Diogenes — A planksip Pedadoggy

The doG Allusion and a Philosopher Named Diogenes

The Pinnacle of Professions

Inspired by George Steiner (1929–2020)’s quote, “My father loved poetry and music. But deep in himself he thought teaching the finest thing a person could do.

This graduated role reversal of humility is an act worth thinking about. Revolutions take place despite our preoccupation with initiation. As the world turns, living is perpetual, limited to our species in language only.

The Dogs of Diogenes

Inspired by Umberto Eco (1932–2016)’s quote, “I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.” The titled responsion is…

The doG Allusion and a Philosopher Named Diogenes — A planksip Pedadoggy

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