The Comics Section: Snowflakes and Drifts

The latest from Cagle Cartoons.     Mask or No Mask? by Bruce Plante, Tulsa World     Canada practices social distancing by Terry Mosher, The Montreal Gazette  


  I need patience today, so I Google it to find patience comes from patientia, meaning sufferance, submissiveness, passiveness, enduring—all of this without complaining. Patience, an old-fashioned name the Puritans borrow from the Bible and... Read More

Unburying Diderot

An excerpt from Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely by Andrew S. Curran Sometime during the snowy winter of 1793, under cover of night, a small group of thieves pried open a wooden door... Read More