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On the Etymology of Attitude

After recently having come across some very poor attitude in some groups of people, I started researching the etymology of the word Attitude. This is the definition I found: 1660s, via French attitude (17c.), from Italian attitudine “disposition, posture,” also … Continue reading

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A Damsel, a Black Robe and a Renaissance Campus

If I were to choose a historical era, it would be the Renaissance: Florence of the Medicis or Shakesperean London. Today, when the focus is increasingly on specialization, I admire the multi-talented Renaissance man with his many interests ranging from … Continue reading

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