Category: BrewNSpew Cafe 2018/2019

BrewNSpew Cafe – August 20, 2018

“I think that knowledge enslaves us, that at the base of all knowledge there is a servility, the acceptation of a way of life wherein each moment has meaning only in relation to another or others that will follow it.”― Georges Bataille, The Unfinished System of Nonknowledge Word of the […]

BrewNSpew Cafe – August 13, 2018

There’s something magical about the idea that you can write something down and someone else will read it. I’m still mildly agog about that” – Kerry Greenwood Word of the week – agog (adjective) – eager, excited, impatient, anxious, avid, keen synonyms – agape, anticipant, expectant, breathless, on […]

BrewNSpew Cafe – August 6, 2018

 bountiful embrace joyful times, honey, and wine happy August days § Welcome to August, the month when we begin to think about autumn. Of course, there are plenty of warm and sunny days left to enjoy our summer activities. August is a wonderful month for sweet corn, tomatoes, […]

BrewNSpew Cafe – July 30, 2018

“Defense is superior to opulence” – Adam Smith Word of the week– opulence (adjective) – great wealth or luxurious. Synonyms –  luxurious, richness, splendor, grandeur, splendidness, poshness, swankiness.  methinks the highfalutin ensnared in a pompous and pretentious world  a longing for swankiness,  bric-a-brac, and trinkets lives of glorious […]

BrewNSpew Cafe – July 23, 2018

“Come here my love And I will lift my spirits high for you I’d like to fly away and spend a day or two Just contemplating the fields and leaves and talking about nothing Just layin’ down in shades of effervescent, effervescent odors And shades of time and […]

BrewNSpew Cafe – July 16, 2018

”Where do architects and designers get their ideas?” The answer, of course, is mainly from other architects and designers, so is it mere casuistry to distinguish between tradition and plagiarism? – Stephen Bayley Word of the week–casuistry-(noun)-a resolving of specific cases of conscience, duty, or conduct through interpretation […]

BrewNSpew Cafe – July 9, 2018

“A philosopher operates with deductions. A sophist operates with paradoxes. A “public intellectual” operates with buzzwords.” – Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski § “Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.” – John Adams Word of the week–sophistry-(noun)-the use of […]