The Crimson Passion
A Drama at Mardi Gras
Notes by Steven H. Cullinane
Excerpts from the Crimson, February 22-24, 2004:
"If Jesus does come back, he will likely be wearing a tie-dyed shirt, smoking a joint, flashing the peace sign and rocking rose-tinted glasses."
"Gibson never wants people to forget that we
are ultimately responsible for his Lord's crucifixion. And by
'people' I mean 'the
-- Harvard Crimson,
From the web journal log24.net:
Tuesday, January 13, 2004 11:45 PM
At Last, Some Veritas
From the Harvard Crimson, 1/12/04:
College Faces Mental Health Crisis
"An overwhelming majority of Harvard undergraduates struggle with mental
health problems, a recent Crimson poll found."
"The people who intermediate between lunatics and the world used to be called alienists; the go-betweens for mathematicians are called teachers. Many a student may rightly have wondered if the terms shouldn't be reversed."
-- Book review in the current Harvard Magazine; among the authors reviewed is Harvard mathematician and administrator Benedict H. Gross.
"Dean of the College Benedict H. Gross ’71 has said improving mental health services is one of his top priorities in his first year on the job."
-- Harvard Crimson 1/12/04
"He takes us to the central activity of mathematics—which is imagining...."
-- Harvard Magazine on Harvard mathematician and author Barry Mazur.
For related material on Mazur, see
"The teenagers aren't all bad. I love 'em if nobody else does. There ain't nothing wrong with young people. Jus' quit lyin' to 'em."
Tuesday, August 19, 2003 5:23 PM
From my August 31, 2002, entry quoting Dr. Maria Montessori on conciseness, simplicity, and objectivity:
Another Harvard psychiatrist, Armand Nicholi, is in the news lately with his book The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and the Meaning of Life.
For the meaning of the Old-Testament logos above, see the remarks of Plato on the immortality of the soul at
For the meaning of the New-Testament logos above, see the remarks of R. P. Langlands at
For the meaning of life, see
whose birthday is today.
For related material, see Block Designs.
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