Night brooded over Jordan-Hare. Darkness had fallen. The giant lights of the stadium shined in the darkness, but the darkness ignored them. It was fourth down and a football field to go. Auburn had squandered three quarters of football, maybe its best football of the year, given the opponent and the stakes. But the fourth […]
Leisure with Dignity by Dean Jolley
Just Trees (After the felling of the Toomer’s Oaks)
Just Trees (After the felling of the Toomer’s Oaks) Aren’t they just trees? Yes, they are—they were. And weren’t they dying anyway? Yes, they were—and I am—and you are too. Dying. But someone killed them. (Yes, you can kill something that is already dying. If you doubt that, shoot someone with a terminal illness, then […]
Where There’s Smoke, There’s Smoke
A philosophy professor dissects the “Where There’s Smoke” logic of the Cam’s accusers.
The Harvey Inside
No trees are safe; no chimes secure; no statues inviolable. We have all lost our minds.
The Gridiron as Will and Representation
Auburn vs. Clemson… a philosophical review.