"There is a crack in everything," says Leonard Cohen. "That's how the light gets in." The Bible Is Dead; Long Live the Bible

In the the movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray finds love in the monotony of repeated days but there's something missing: passion. Why? Love and Death from The Stone 2/26/12

"The plain truth, the sad truth" says William Deresiewicz is that we can't become as beautiful as our machines. Hmmm, okay I'm good with that. Shiny, All-Too-Shiny

"he walked circles around the elm and not-elm trees on the wide lawn lighted by a New England moon men from Texas had walked on..."on Louis Sullivan, lost teachers, and Euclidian geometry 

The popular NYT philosophy column "The Stone" is going on hiatus. The 50 posts, 15,000 reader comments archive here