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Mappa Mundi: The Structure of Western Thought

In the third book of Exodus in the Hebrew Bible, Moses is herding his father-in-law’s sheep on a hillside when the Lord erupts in sheet of flame from a nearby bush. The author presents the scene as a scientific impossibility: the bush burns furiously without actually burning up.

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Shitty Mickey

The latest episode! Sarah Palin announces her presidential platform! And ... A mysterious running mate!?

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2011

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