Simón is dependable, prudent and reflective but seemingly without passion or imagination. Inés comes across as a fussy nag, devoted to David, but lacking an interior life. Joined in a sexless union, they do their best to raise the precocious, headstrong and frequently insufferable child. When David's teachers threaten to place him in a "special school," for insubordinate children, the family flees to the provincial city of Estrella. There, as chronicled in "The Schooldays of Jesus," David enrolls in an academy of dance taught by an icy young beauty named Ana Magdalena who is murdered by an obsessed museum guard named Dmitri. (Coetzee doesn't always provide last names, but one suspects Dmitri's might be Raskolnikov.) The lustful, violent and perhaps crazy Dmitri challenges the rational, steady and neutered Simón for David's affections. Increasingly, David comes to see Simón and Inés as impediments to his self-development. … [Read more...] about Book World: ‘The Death of Jesus’ completes J.M. Coetzee’s nativity-inspired trilogy. But what does it all mean?
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“If, and that’s a big ‘if,’ they’re playing football in the fall, it’s going to be a rush to the first tee to be ready,” Fowler stressed. “And CU will not be in as advantageous position as coaches who had their systems and staff in place. … [Read more...] about Keeler: Karl Dorrell deserves “a bit of a pass” from CU Buffs fans this fall, ESPN’s Chris Fowler says
Then my nutty buddies will all move in. Then Angie Dickinson. Then Dawn Wells. Maybe even Bill Murray and Mel Brooks. We’ll be a refuge for any American treasure in search of a belly laugh and a fishbowl margarita. … [Read more...] about Chris Erskine: This is goodbye, but before I go, some thanks are in order
House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiMinneapolis erupts for third night, as protests spread, Trump vows retaliation The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - George Floyd's death sparks protests, National Guard activation Hillicon Valley: Trump signs order targeting social media legal protections | House requests conference with Senate after FISA vote canceled | Minneapolis systems temporarily brought down by hackers MORE (D-Calif.) is also a devotee of science, writing to her Democratic colleagues, “Americans must ignore lies and start to listen to scientists.” In almost every interview, Pelosi talks about “following the science,” making decisions that are “science-based,” and chastising Trump for his “failure to listen to the scientists.” This weaponization of science has less to do with white lab coats than it does with rhetorical leverage. Policy and spending priorities rooted in science, Pelosi posits, can’t be … [Read more...] about Journalists and politicians love science, but traffic in fear
“His travels would take him to stand in venues that were oftentimes unfriendly and unwelcoming," Pence said. “But he’d always answer the arguments of the skeptic or the cynic, giving the reason for the hope that he had but doing so with gentleness and respect, recognizing at the other end of the question was always a person made in the image of God.” … [Read more...] about Vice President Pence mourns loss of evangelist at service