Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, that here, obedient to their laws, we lie
Because everyone wants to know what a undereducated, overly opinionated, middle-aged guy with no real expertise thinks about the philosophical works that defined our world. Don't they?
Want to read the classics, but don't have time? Use e-mail for something besides work, porn spam and chain letters.
Daily Lit will take a book such as Moby Dick and break it into bite sized pieces and deliver it via e-mail. It may take a while to finish a book but also provides a break in the work day.
I am still working on Thucydides "HIstory of the Peloponnesian War" and I am stuck.
I read a page and then I immediately lose track of where I was. I had the same problem with Kafka.
I know I juts have to just push through, but man it's hard.
Update 9/5/2006: Finally making some progress again.