First Day I’m going to start bringing over my old webcomic to this domain. It will make nifty filler.
At the sixth maxim, I believe we hit upon one of Gracian’s great themes. We are not perfect. We have not reached the acme of our selves. A Man at his Highest Point. We are not born perfect: every day we develop in our personality and in our calling till we reach the highest point […]
Baltasar Gracian should not be confused with a man who is all about love and kindness. In the 5th Maxim we begin to see the stirrings of a more cold and manipulative view of how to live life. It can be said that the purpose of this book is to help a person be a […]
iv Knowledge and Courage are the elements of Greatness. They give immortality, because they are immortal. Each is as much as he knows, and the wise can do anything. A man without knowledge, a world without light. Wisdom and strength, eyes and hands. Knowledge without courage is sterile. Greatness is a bizarre trait. Is it […]
For a video project I am working on, I wanted some background music but didn’t want to go through the hell of the paperwork to get rights and do all the right and proper legal actions necessary not to violate someone else’s rights. My mind immediately went to the idea of random music. I really […]
Baltasar was quite clear with the third maxim. iii Keep Matters for a Time in Suspense. Admiration at their novelty heightens the value of your achievements, It is both useless and insipid to play with the cards on the table. If you do not declare yourself immediately, you arouse expectation, especially when the importance of […]