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Homo Sapiens and Demens

(Post-summer re-readings: El Paradigma Perdido and The Denial of Death) Homo sapiens: Latin, “wise man”, modern man Dēmēns: m, f, n: genitive dēmentis; third declension 1. out of one’s mind or senses; mad, raving, foolish, insane, reckless. El Paradigma Perdido (by Edgar Morin) and The Denial of Death (by Ernest Becker)  tells us that homo sapiens … Continue reading


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Homo-sapiens and demens....

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