Better Off Without 'Em: A Northern Manifesto for Southern by Chuck Thompson PDF

By Chuck Thompson

Chuck Thompson—dubbed “savagely funny” through the recent York instances and “wickedly entertaining” by means of the San Francisco Chronicle—spent years touring the yank South to figure out even if, as he’d lengthy suspected yet no longer but confirmed, the full nation may be at an advantage letting Dixieland make solid on its two-hundred-years-old danger to secede.

The result's an extended past due and severe inquiry into nationwide divides that's intentionally provocative and uproariously humorous whereas creating a compelling case for “a form of no-fault divorce for geographical regions: no not easy emotions, simply adults who can’t relatively make the connection paintings, shaking palms and strolling away” (The Oxford American).

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C. 388b Trades distinguish, diakrfnomen, as weaving, naming, teaching. C. 390b Tool users judge toolmakers, as weaver, harper, navigator. C. 392a Set of distinctions in proportion. divine : human:: Xanthus : Scamander. Craftsman god battles flux. D. 386d Essence, oÙsfan, must be fixed, or else we are dragged up and down, ¥nw kai k£tw (DK 22 B 60). D. 388c For a loom a weaver relies on a carpenter; for an awl a leatherworker on a smith; a teacher on whom for words and names? D. 390d So a dialectician, one who knows, œpist£menoj, judges the name-setter.

387d Different tasks have proper tools. B. 389c As carpenter to a form, ïŮîøÏ, of a shuttle, each toolmaker looks to idea, ed{a, of tool. B. 391d Yet poetic wisdom, wondrously, qaumasfon, separates divine and human names. C. 385e Can anyone at all measure all things? No; for true is not false, good is not bad, wise is not foolish. C. 388b Trades distinguish, diakrfnomen, as weaving, naming, teaching. C. 390b Tool users judge toolmakers, as weaver, harper, navigator. C. 392a Set of distinctions in proportion.

Nomos and nature, opposed by Hermogenes at the dialogue’s outset, here in the work of the nomothete are together in producing a common sense in varying expressions. To see their common sense, like that of all products of and by nomos and nature, though, there must be an expert. C. Evaluating a Production for its Fitness 390bc The weaver judges the carpenter, the lyre player judges the lyre maker, and the navigator judges the shipbuilder. The tool user in general knows whether the tool has the appropriate form, IJÕ ʌȡȠıˇțȠn İŮįȠj.

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