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Wednesday, 31 December 2014
Flying High
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by Theodore Dalrymple (January 2015)


Just over twelve years ago, I was waiting outside a court to give my evidence in a case of murder. There was another expert witness outside waiting to give his evidence, too, and we fell to talking. I explained what I did, and asked him what he did.

‘Oh,’ he said of himself dismissively, ‘I’m just a fly man.’  more>>>

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Posted on 12/31/2014 8:38 AM by NER
Comments
11 Jan 2015
dave scylla
Moving and thought provoking.

2 Jan 2015
James B. Cotner, M.D.
This was a very thoughtful essay. Our good doctor's musings on the seeming unfairness of a good life cut short (and the Shakespeare reference) brought to mind a little essay by C.S. Lewis called, "The World's Last Night." I will not quote extensively, but I will include a link to a delightful short reading of the essay (about 12 minutes). http://youtu.be/leSj7SVX_dg