"Well, it was untranslated for that long partly because Catullus was lost for a very long time. Was it not he who was found in a palimpsest?
My first encounter with Catullus was in a Roman history class, where we read him in a very…"
"I owe a lot to my service too, and will always be proud of it. If I had gotten seriously injured, I may have felt differently, though. I was lucky to come out in one piece. I was lucky enough to have it enhance my life.…"
"For boot camp, just keep your mouth shut and do what they say, when they say it. Don't try to stand out. Blend in. Take it meal by meal, Sunday by Sunday.
It will suck, but it's more mental than physical. If you can keep yourself locked…"
"I'll have to actually read the articles.
My initial impression, though, is that that the sheep/sheepdog dichotomy had more to do with those who sacrifice to protect the group and those that do not. I'm not…"
"Sorry your friend had a bad experience, but you do not know what the hell you are talking about. Besides lifelong friends, confidence and other life skills, the Corps is where I got all of my professional training. I have a fantastic job…"
"There are a lot of professions (jobs) that require that you put that cell phone away during the daily work schedule. While the need to keep a fairly accurate track as to the time of day it would be a major waste of time to be constantly looking at…"
"Study until you start losing the ability to concentrate, then go excercise until you reach the point of technical failure. Then go back to studying. Repeat as necessary, until you finish or fall over. Got me a 3.9 GPA and killer definition."