I salute the man who is going through
life always helpful, knowing no fear, and to whom aggressiveness and
resentment are alien. Such is the stuff of which the great moral
leaders are made who proffer consolation to mankind in their
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge in the field of Truth
and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Welcome to this
issue of Southern Cross Review in which the “Editor’s Page” continues
telling your editor's biographical true tales, however untrue they may
“Current Events” is still much concerned with Iraq, with another
contribution from the anonymous Girl on the ground there. John
Brown likens the effects attributed to Dubya ( D.C.) to Cho
(Virginia Tech.), and Noam Chomsky wonders “What if…?
Under “Features” Kurt Vonnegut’s recent death inspires Gaither
Stewart to contribute an interview he conducted with the famous
author in times past and Steve Talbott begins a three-part
essay on language. True baseball fans will not be surprised to learn of
its esoteric aspects from the pen of Hannah M. G. Shapero.
Please don’t neglect to peruse our “Fiction” section, where Roberto
Fox of Argentina continues to confound the bad guys and charm the
ladies, this time in Florida; Gaither Stewart, still in Berlin,
analyzes the souls of its citizens and Mike Ingles confuses
robots with luscious beauties. Those who appreciate the great classics
will equally appreciate a long seafaring Joseph Conrad story
and the continuation of George Orwell’s “1984”.
In “Science and Philosophy” Professor Rudnicki’s cosmological
chapters advance to the Anthropic principle.
Under “Anthroposophy” Tom Last tells us how Rudolf Steiner’s
“Philosophy of Freedom” may be applied to the situation in Iraq. Steiner’s
autobiography and his “Fifth Gospel” lectures continue, along with a
lecture about Easter.
Poetry is, as usual, the bottom line with one of my favorites, Poe’s
“The Raven”. As a kind of postscript, Mike Ingles discovers that
he is a poet on a bus. Enjoy!
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Table of Contents
Passing Away in Boca
1984 - Part 2 Chap.5
The Philosophy of Freedom in Iraq
Gospel - Lecture 4
The Meaning of
The Story of My
Life - 16 & 17
Edgar Allen Poe
On the Bus at Midnight