Day: March 23, 2020

We Are All Stoics Now

We Are All Stoics Now

March 23, 2020
Earlier this week a delegation of Chinese medics arrived at Malpensa airport near Milan from Shanghai on a special China Eastern flight carrying 400,000 masks and 17 tons of equipment. The salutation …
The Age of Anxiety Redux

The Age of Anxiety Redux

March 23, 2020
In 1948 the poet, W.H. Auden, published a long poem he titled, The Age of Anxiety, in which four characters express their anxiety about their place in a world that has been destroyed by two world wars…