Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Clarity, Refusal, Irony, and Obstinacy

Posted by Sarah McCann on Monday, June 18, 2012,
"Rules of Engagement" a piece written by Albert Camus in 1939 is featured in the July 2012 issue of Harper's Magazine. The words at the time of writing were censored by the French authorities and were published for the first time in Le Monde this March. It is uncanny how accurate the words still seem today.

The piece is about freedom of the press and how necessary it is to winning a war. It also addresses the limits of freedom, but the fact that these limits must be "freely acknowledged, not i...
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A Structure for Hope

Posted by Sarah McCann on Saturday, June 2, 2012, In : Love 

Struggling to make sense of life. Why we are here. Why our paths cross, why sometimes this is joyful and sometimes sad. Figuring out how to cause the least amount of pain possible. Not causing pain being impossible. We say hello and goodbye. How are you? As long as we care, are we are doing all right? Or is it more about being careful? Not about being fearful, but proceeding with care.

All this has something to do with a quote that I have had in mind often as of late from the book Be...


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