My latest child is to be born today or tomorrow or the next day or the day after that or next week or two weeks from now. The proper time for this is not rooted–yet only appearing so after the fact–in some watchmaker’s chronology. To each individual, even those who have not been born, there
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Behold the world’s man. He is pallid and sullen. Like some stepson told to zip his coat, an action is required of him. Emperor Claudius mandating a politician’s decision to quell a disturbance in a minority quarter of the city. The established marginals have insured that they have no king but Caesar. A faction of
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Recently, my sixth grader and I went for a walk.  As we wandered around our neighborhood, I was eager to hear about his life – friends, activities, etc.  He had other plans for our one-on-one time.  He wanted to learn about imaginary numbers.  My child studying Pre-Algebra had decided he was ready for Algebra II.
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