Boo Ya!

This graduated role reversal of humility is an act worth thinking about. Revolutions take place despite our preoccupation with initiation. As the world turns, 'living' is perpetual, limited to our species in a language only.

By Christine de Pizan, George Steiner, Umberto Eco,

Apr 23, 2022
3 min read

Boo Ya!

Once a man criticized my desire for knowledge by saying that it was not fitting for a woman to possess learning because there was so little of it. I replied that it was even less fitting for a man to possess ignorance because there was so much of it."
— Christine de Pizan (1364-1440)
The Book is the Axiomatic Teacher - Experience the Experience - A planksip Möbius
Once a man criticized my desire for knowledge by saying that it was not fitting for a woman to possess learning because there was so little of it. I replied that it was even less fitting for a man to possess ignorance because there was so much of it."
— Christine de Pizan (1364-1440)

The titled responsion is ...

Christine de Pizan - planksip
Christine de Pizan was an Italian French late medieval author. Her most famous literary works are The Book of the City of Ladies and The Treasure of the City of Ladies.
What does Christine de Pizan have in common with other intellectual giants of the past? Find out on planksip.

Are secular teachers rabbis?

I learned early on that 'rabbi' means teacher, not priest."
— George Steiner (1929-2020)

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George Steiner - planksip
Francis George Steiner, was a literary critic, essayist, philosopher, novelist, and educator. He wrote extensively about the relationship between language, literature and society.
What does George Steiner have in common with other intellectual giants of the past? Find out on planksip.

This graduated role reversal of humility is an act worth thinking about. Revolutions take place despite our preoccupation with initiation. As the world turns, living is perpetual, limited to our species in a language only.

For any Reason

Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry."
Umberto Eco (1932-2016)

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Umberto Eco - planksip
Umberto Eco OMRI was an Italian novelist, literary critic, philosopher, semiotician, and university professor.
What do Umberto Eco and George Orwell have in common? Find out on planksip.
The Book is the Axiomatic Teacher - Experience the Experience - A planksip Möbius

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