Tag Archives: Sir Robert Peel

famine : gnawing persistence

Is there more to famine than lack of food?  In the search for food, humanity has gone to astonishing lengths and recorded some stunning success. Yet still, hunger is always at the door, even in an era like hours, people … Continue reading

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potato famine: more to famine than lack of food

The first recorded famine occurred in Egypt in 3500 B.C.Since then, untold millions have died, and still die, of starvation. There seems to be more to famine than a lack of food. Do people starve simply because there are too … Continue reading

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food: more to famine than food

There is more to famine than a lack of food. Hunger is always at the door, even in an era like our own. Do people starve because there are too many of us as Parson Malthus asserted? Or, is famine … Continue reading

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Egremont

from Benjamin Robert Haydon: Lord Egremont is dead ; a great loss to all, especially artists. He was an extraordinary man, —manly, straight-forward, tender-hearted, a noble patron, an attached friend and an affectionate and indulgent parent. His great pleasure was … Continue reading

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MADNESS & ALTERED STATES: ARCHEOLOGY OF THE SILENCE

Only then can we see how madness and non‐madness are NOT two distinct phenomena, but rather are in dialogue, “are inextricably involved” … “In the severe world of mental illness, modern man no longer communicates with the madman” . The physician speaks to … Continue reading

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MOCKERY, MACARONIS & MAYHEM

”He on all occasions professes a detestation of what he calls ”can’t”; says it will banish from England all that is pure and good; and that while people are looking after the shadow, they lose the substance of the goodness; … Continue reading

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