Friday, 20 November 2020

I Think, Therefore I Mask

 

Statue of Descartes in his birth town, masked during Covid19 lockdown. Indre et Loire. France. Photo by Loire Valley Time Travel.
Statue of Descartes in his birth town, masked during Covid19 lockdown.

In the land of Descartes, we think, therefore we wear a mask. In the now eponymously named town of his birth his statue wears a mask. I suspect it was put there on the instructions of the Town Hall, which is just out of shot, behind on the right.



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8 comments:

  1. The problem is that here (the US) and there (France) many people don't think. Here they refuse to think!

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    1. I think the current situation brings out the best and the worst in us.

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    2. You are so right, Susan!

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  2. Thought someone might have done the cardinal... https://richelieu-eminencerouge.blogspot.com/

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  3. Do you know Frank Muir's Descartes' canapés joke, I think they're for 1 am ?

    For years I used to listen to Frank Muir once a week on the radio with great pleasure. Of course the Descartes thing went straght home!

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    1. The programme was My Word with Frank Muir and Denis Norden.

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    2. No, I don't know his capapés joke. Simon listens to My Word sometimes.

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