David Egan, Author at The Point Magazine
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David Egan

 

Calling Bullshit

Calling bullshit has a venerable intellectual pedigree.

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Speaking Nonsense

When he needed to let off steam after a period of arduous work, Wittgenstein had two principal remedies: go see a movie at the local cinema—ideally a lowbrow American Western—or go for a long walk along the River Cam.

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All Made Up

House lights down, music cranked up to eleven, the diffuse buzz of pre-show chatter zeroes in on the two figures taking the stage. TJ: boyish […]

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Children and Animals

As a child, I rooted for the Three Little Pigs as well as for Wilbur in Charlotte’s Web, and I delighted in the company of Piglet. I also ate ham sandwiches for lunch.

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