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Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Word Wednesday

On Friday I bought this book, it's filled with a 100 rarely words. Some of them are really great to share. Today I present to you agathism.

Agathism: "the doctrine that all things tend towards the ultimate good, as distinguished from optimism which holds that all things are now for the best." *

If you're wondering what the image of Karl Agathon has to do with it then you need to watch Battlestar Galactica; once you do it'll all make sense ;) Not keen on watching then the long and short of it is this: that particular character is all about doing the good thing.

Happy Spring

*Hertnon, S. 2008. From afterwit to zemblanity. Auckland:New Holland Publishers


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