Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Short Attention Span Philosopher #283

#283 Edna St. Vincent Millay

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The Short Attention Span Philosopher #282

#282 Sara Teasdale

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Moxon’s Master by Ambrose Bierce

A skilled inventor argues in favor of machines having life. He has a reason for doing so. He has a dark secret Herbert Spencer is mentioned in the course of this story. He is worth knowing about. He was a … Continue reading

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The Short Attention Span Philosopher #281

#281 Walt Whitman

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A Diagnosis of Death by Ambrose Bierce

Dr. Mannering was able to predict when a person would die even if that person appeared to be healthy. Now, dead himself, he still practices his specialty.

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The Secret of Macarger’s Gulch by Ambrose Bierce

A hunter takes shelter in an abandoned cabin and in the total darkness of night his senses witness a murder that took place in the past.

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