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David Winter

by David Winter

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 @ 12:05

Our prototype Obama

I THINK it was Wittgenstein who said that "death is not an event in life." He argued that, at death, "the world does not change, it ceases." Well, death is certainly an event in the lives of the elderly, like me; but, of course, it is always the death of someone else. More than once recently, I have opened the obituary pages of The Times only to see a familiar face and a lengthy tribute to a former colleague and friend at the ...

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