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I recently started blogging for Select Italy, the company where I currently am employed.

My latest post is From Slow Food to American Food 2.0 –The Movement Goes Full Circle, about how Slow Food was born in Italy, landed in the U.S. and transformed our food culture, and now sustainable food movements from the U.S. are presenting ideas and innovations at the upcoming Expo ’15 in Milan, where food and the challenges of feeding a growing population while protecting our planet are the central themes.

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Very profound words. Good short read.

A Certain Confusion

And Chesterton, in his book about Browning, writes about other great poets; he says that Homer might have thought, for example, “I will tell them the truth about the world, and I will tell them the truth based on the fall of a great city, on the defense of that city,” and he made the Iliad. And then another poet, whose name has been forgotten, says: “I will tell them the truth about the world, and I will tell it based on what a just man suffered, his friends’ reproaches, the voice of God who descends in a swirl,” and he wrote the Book of Job. And another poet could say, “I will tell them the truth about the world, and I will tell it by describing an imaginary or visionary journey through hell, purgatory, and paradise,” and that poet is Dante. And Shakespeare could have thought, “I…

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