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In Praise of Procrastination

In his memoir Confessions, Saint Augustine tells us that he used to pray “Lord, make me chaste – but not yet.” Augustine’s prayer not only became the world’s greatest pick-up line, but also illustrated a plight so common, that it explained why most of the world’s great religions were against procrastination, seeing it as a clear detour from the path of salvation and enlightenment. noch 383 Wörter


The Titular 'Cunctator'.

It seems appropriate that the first post on this blog should be a brief biography of the ‘Cunctator’ to whom I owe its name.

Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus Cunctator (FMC, for short) was born some time around 280BC, into a prestigious patrician gens so ancient that one of the Tribes of Rome was named after them. noch 589 Wörter