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A Mysterious Division of Animals: What’s Your Favorite Category?

Every Wednesday is List Day, or Tip Day, or Quiz Day. This Wednesday: time for something completely different. This is a list that appears in an essay by Jorge Luis Borges, “The Analytical Language of John Wilkins,” in Borges: Selected Non-Fictions. I have no idea why I love this passage so much, but I do. These ambiguities, redundancies and deficiencies …


“Wherever I Am in the World, All I Need Is the Smell of Eucalyptus to Recover That Lost World…”

“Wherever I am in the world, all I need is the smell of eucalyptus to recover that lost world of Adrogué, which today no doubt exists only in my memory.” – Jorge Luis Borges Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of the senses, especially the sense of smell, in shaping our experiences and emotions. * Join the …