Tag Archives: Ursula K. LeGuin

Wordsworth and a Depressed Philosopher

When utilitarian John Stuart Mill’s philosophy led him into despair, Wordsworth’s poetry saved him.

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LeGuin Attacks Federal Land Seizure

Sci-fi writer Ursula K. LeGuin recently wrote to the Oregonian complaining that it fails to understand that “federal” land means all our land. It’s a vision she also communicates in her utopian classic “The Dispossessed.”

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Walking a Pilgrimage, Rediscovering Trees

Walking El Camino de Santiago, a friend discovered the healing power described by David Lodge in “Therapy.”

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