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Middle Age: Alan Coren

Middle is a dispiritingly practical age. There is a tendency to sift through unfulfilled dreams and begin chucking out the wilder ones. Alan Coren (1938-2007) Seems Like Old Times (1989) The image is copyright: agsandrew via Shutterstock

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The Pathetic Fallacy: Alan Coren

Beware pathetic fallacy. Man’s confident assumption that his environment is so sympathetic to his moods as to kick in with complimentary props when he requires them bespeaks the kind of arrogance that invites come-uppance. Alan Coren 1938-2007 Seems Like Old … Continue reading

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