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October Surprise

“…With colours fairer painted their foul ends.” (The Tempest, act 1, sc. 2) We are approaching the 35th anniversary of the so-called “October Surprise” of 1980. Given the workings of the inaudible and noiseless foot of time (1) most will probably have forgotten, or may have stored the event in what is loosely called the Read More

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Shakespeare on Despair

 “…is it sin To rush into the secret house of death, Ere death dare come to us? “ (Antony and Cleopatra, act 4) According to current statistics 22 US Veterans commit suicide daily!  Recently, the New York Times published the suicide note of Daniel Somers, a 30-year-old war veteran from Phoenix, Arizona who shot himself Read More

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Shakespeare and Useless Expectations on Education and Everything Else

“…the raven doth not hatch a lark” (Titus Andronicus, act 2, sc.3) Comment. Comes a point when whatever is said (on the current national-international conditions) terribly sounds as deja-vu, or to be more accurate, deja-dit, not only by the  redactor of this site but by just about everyone else. Take the case of the so-called Read More

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Shakespeare on Murder as a Game

“… And look upon, as if the tragedy Were play’d in jest by counterfeiting actors” (King Henry VI, part 3, act 2, sc. 3) Comment.  As they say and as the picture shows, the wheel has come full circle – killing virtual people with a video game has turned into killing real people with a Read More

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Shakespeare on Telemarketers and Consumerism

“Traffic’s thy god; and thy god confound thee!” (Timon of Athens act 1, sc. 1) Comments. This most appropriate quote comes to mind when reading about the events that occurred during the most recent “Black Friday”. Quoting from a published report, “You can tell the health of the tree by the quality of its fruits. Read More

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Shakespeare on Appearances, Deceit and the Presidential Elections

 “Who makes the fairest show, means most deceit” (Pericles, act 1, sc. 4) Comments. Which it is the ‘fairest show’ we cannot say. Certainly the pantomime-show of the presidential elections is, by any measure, spectacular. As for deceit, it is most extraordinary that so many still hold any credence on anybody and anything connected with Read More

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Shakespeare on Talents and their Use

Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves, for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, ’twere all alike As if we had them not.” (Measure for Measure, act 1, sc.1) Tips for Use. Answer to a compliment where your unique and particular skills are praised – Read More

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Shakespeare on Procrastination and How to Avoid It

“… that we would do We should do when we would; for this ‘would’ changes And hath abatements and delays as many As there are tongues, are hands, are accidents; And then this ‘should’ is like a spendthrift sigh, That hurts by easing.” (Hamlet act 4, sc. 7) Tips for Use.  Stimulate prompt action after Read More

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Shakespeare on Crowds, Masses and Group Psychology

“An habitation giddy and unsure Hath he, that buildeth on the vulgar heart.” (King Henry IV part 2, act 1, sc. 3) Tips for Use. Define questionable, unreliable and uncouth allies, or unstable masses. The idea of the unreliability of crowds is a frequent recurrent theme in Shakespeare’s plays. And it is one of the Read More

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Shakespeare on Fate, Destiny and the Powerlessness of Man

“But, orderly to end where I begun, Our wills and fates do so contrary run That our devices still are overthrown; Our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our own.” (Hamlet, act 3, sc. 2) Tips for Use.  An eternal truth rendered in a way that will make you be original when you express Read More

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