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hangin' with hercules
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hangin' with hercules

on vice & virtue
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The Choice of Hercules, Annibale Carracci, 1596

A few years ago, say, somewhere in and around the 300BC era, Xenophon, a pupil of Socrates’, shared the story of Hercules/Heracles and his defining moment of choice in his life. Hercules was young at the time, just transitioning from boyhood to a young man. He was sitting in a quiet place thinking when he w…

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Slowdown Farmstead
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Cultivating authenticity in a synthetic world. Ruminations on ancestral food, healthy living, family, connection to the natural world, life, death and this radical little thing called "sovereignty".
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