Shakespeare, through the mouth of a frightened Henry IV, expresses the fear and impotence of man due to the absence of certainties in the face of the chaos of the move: “My God, if we had the option of reading in the book of destiny and seeing the
“I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.”
This year Georgia’s Independence Day, May 26, saw two competing visions for what “independence” means for the country. The major media discussed foreign messages of congratulations, broadcasting fighter jet flyovers and the usual festivities.
In a famous essay, the philosopher Isaiah Berlin borrowed a distinction from the ancient Greek poet Archilochus: “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.”
America is the most powerful country in the history of the world, yet it has not won any of the three major wars it has fought over the past half century. This has not been due to a lack of effort and persistence.
I was born in the spring of 1939. I was a few days shy of 5 months old when Germany invaded Poland on September 1. The British and French governments responded to the invasion by declaring war on Germany, thus initiating World War II.
Most Armenians are in favor of early elections, even while the ruling party remains the only political force in the country with any significant public support, a new poll reports.
During a Democratic debate in 2020, the candidates were asked if their health care plans would cover “undocumented immigrants.”
Each raised his or her hand, including front-runner Joe Biden.
Good day, President Biden,