Umberto Eco

Died: February 19, 2016, Milan, Italy

Umberto Eco OMRI was an Italian novelist, literary critic, philosopher, semiotician, and university professor.

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Latest Post "I see!", said Homer by Heraclitus public

"What Kind of Boot?", asked the Buddha

I am evoking a heuristic and stereotype of sorts, one where the Buddha presses for clarification on seemingly irrelevant details. The wisdom of the boot in a violent display of aggression shouldn't matter much, or should it? Should the Buddha get the boot?

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