Tag Archives: Seneca

Borrowed Ideas, More From Seneca

This blog is obviously a compendium of ideas I find interesting—and very few are original to me.  Do I feel guilty about this?  No, thanks to Seneca, author of our school motto, “To teach the art of living well.”  (See … Continue reading

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Speak Now: Accents of Authority

“To Sound Like a Leader” by Daniel Akst. The Wall Street Journal, 11/29/2014. Advertising agencies know accents. They have to. They know Americans are influenced by a Scottish accent. Make it more upscale by changing it to aristocratic British. Or … Continue reading

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Motto Mystery Solved (Almost)

Mystery solved! A Google search of books rather than the web for our school motto turned up a quote from a modern book on teaching physical education: “ . . . would agree with Seneca that the real duty of … Continue reading

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